Prayers for school meetings

Here is a collection of Prayers for Meetings of any kind: Business meetings, Sunday school meetings, church or family meetings, and prayer meetings.

Opening Prayer for Meeting

Lord, we are meeting today to conduct matters
of business. Guide our hearts and our minds in the
spirit of fairness, right thought and speech. Impart your
supreme wisdom upon our activities so that our affairs
may reach a successful conclusion. Thank you for being
our source of guidance today. Amen!

Read our full collection of Opening and Closing Prayers

Prayer to Come to an Agreement

Dear God, we seek your help with our affairs today.
Bless this meeting with your divine intelligence, and
help us to make the best use of our own. We are
of diverse opinion here. Yet we wish to mend our
differences and reach agreement satisfactory to all.

Please share a little of your wisdom with us to help
us do right by all concerned. Thank you for your
Heavenly blessing. Amen!

Sunday School Meeting

O God, we thank You for this privilege of meeting
today in Your house. Help us worship You
acceptably. Bless Your word to us all.

Bless our pastor and people, in the name
of Your Son Jesus Christ. Amen.!

School Board Meeting Prayer

Loving and Gracious God, you are indeed the giver of all good gifts
and we thank you today for all your blessings, for the successful outcomes
of our school events and for all our staff members, both the teaching and
support members.

We ask that you bless them abundantly and we continue to seek your wisdom,
guidance, courage and strength. Be with us in our deliberations and help us
to be wise in the decisions we make for the good of all those who have placed
their trust and confidence in our leadership.

Give us insight to lead with integrity that our decisions may reflect what is
right and good. Keep us from short-sightedness and pettiness. Help us to make
decisions that are for the good of all and guard us from blind self interest.
Dear Lord, grant us the humility to always seek your will in all that we do and say.

All Glory be to you, loving God, now and always through Christ and the Holy Spirit
forever and ever. Amen.

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Family Meeting Prayer

Our family gathers today in joyous occasion,
thanks to our Lord who looks after us all.
Bless this happy meeting and may we all
be praised in Your gracious name!

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Categories (in alphabetical order)
Adult Faith
Blessings and Special Prayers
Bereavement Prayers
Bullying & Safe Schools
Children’s Prayers
Dignity
French Language Prayers
New:  Graduation
New:  Indigenous Peoples
Justice
Leadership
Life (Prayers for)
Mary
Mercy
Natural Disasters
New Evangelization
Peace
Professional Activity
Retirement
Retreats
School Council Activity
School Improvement & Safe Schools
Special Education & Special Needs
Stewardship
Strategic Planning
Teacher Inservice/Orientation
New:  Traditional Catholic Prayers
Unity
Virtues
Vocation
Wellness

NEW:  What Makes an Effective Prayer Service?
(One page overview of how to put together an effective prayer service for use in our Catholic schools. Explains individual parts with helpful diagram to illustrate how they fit together.)

NEW:  What Makes an Effective Prayer Service?
(One page overview of how to put together an effective prayer service for use in our Catholic schools. Explains individual parts with helpful diagram to illustrate how they fit together.)
NEW:   School Mass Planning Template
(Recommended for staff members planning school Masses, adapted from template in EOCCC’s Curriculum Support for Catholic Schools)

Adult Faith – Prayers, Reflection Exercises and Links

The Door of Faith

(Prayer for Catholic educators/leadership at the start of the Year of Faith)Faith, Professionalism and Wellness(5 minute prayer service to open a PA session or day) Our Journey in Faith(Prayer to open board wide school council gathering)Educating in the Light of Faith(Suitable for Inservice/New Teacher Induction)The Gift of Faith(Prayer service to celebrate the virtue of Faith)Disciples and Citizens(Opening Prayer, TPA Inservice, Curriculum Inservice, Staff or Leadership Meeting)RCCDSB Adult Faith Resource PageRCCDSB Year of Faith Resource Page

Blessings and Special Prayers

New:  Blessing for Crucifixes

(Suitable where crucifixes are being blessed for new school or given out for special purpose. Adapted from various blessings for religious articles)Commissioning Prayer for School Council Chairs(Suitable for use during Mass or as part of a prayer service)Ground-breaking for a New School Prayer ServiceBlessing of Land for a New School(Included in Ground-breaking prayer above, can be used alone)Morning Offering(Composed by Mr. Tony Contant’s class at St. James Catholic School, Eganville)Blessing of Rosaries and Commissioning Prayer for New StaffPrayers for a Priest Who Has DiedPrayer to Bless a New Play StructureChildren’s Prayer Links(Loyola Press website)

Bereavement Prayers

Prayers for a Priest Who Has Died
New:  Prayer for Member of School Community Who Has Died
(Suitable for staff or whole school use; you may wish to include parish priest, if available)

Prayer Service for a Colleague Who has Died
(Earlier version of above prayer. Suitable for staff use)Prayer for a Friend/Colleague Who has Died
(Closing prayer from above prayer service)Catholic Funerals and Eulogies, the Pall and the Flag
(CCCB, 2006.  Explains why Funeral Mass is not proper place for eulogy, and how deceased person may be appropriately remembered during the Mass and homily. Also explains the significance of the pall – reminder of Baptism, new life in resurrected Christ – and flag )Suggested Readings for a Catholic Funeral(From St. John the Baptist Catholic parish, Brighton, MN.  Links to readings are from American NAB translation.  A funeral service in Canada should use the NRSV translation in the Canadian lectionary. Nevertheless, still a good reference list – both for funerals and school memorial services/prayer services)

Bullying and Safe Schools

RCCDSB Resource Package, Reverencing the Dignity of All

(Bullying Awareness Week  AM announcements and prayers, classroom exercises)Scripture Reflections Around Bullying Issues(Anti-bullying prayer service can be built around these reflections.)

Children’s Prayers

Children’s Prayer Links
(Loyola Press website)

Dignity

NEW:  RCCDSB 2018-19 Board Theme Prayer, Reverencing the Dignity of the Whole Person
NEW:Leading With Reverence for the Gift of One Another
(Leadership meeting prayer service based on RCCDSB 2018-19 Board Theme, Reverence the Dignity of the Whole Person)
NEW: Holy Respect for the Children of God
(Leadership meeting prayer service based on RCCDSB 2018-19 Board Theme, Reverence the Dignity of the Whole Person)

French Language Prayers

Various French Language Prayers
(From website of Office Provincial de l’Éducation de la foi Catholique de l’Ontario )

Viens Allons Prier! Quand la prière résonne dans les murs de la famille…et de la vie… (Organisme catholique pour la vie et famille, 2001.  Good collection of basic French language prayers see page 5 and page 6)

New:  Graduation

End of School Year Prayer of the Faithful
(Suitable for end of year school Mass or prayer service)

Graduation Prayer ServiceSome Graduation Thoughts (Ideas that might help preparing address to graduating students)

Looking Back and Looking Ahead: The Value of Friendship (End-of-year student reflection sheet and prayer exercise on the subject of friendship)

Indigenous Peoples

New:  Orange Shirt Week School Morning Announcements & Prayers:  Sept 25-29, 2017
(A week of announcements, prayers, reflections and links to prepare for Orange Shirt Day as a follow-up to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission).

New:  Prayer for Truth and Reconciliation (Prayer of repentance and solidarity with Indigenous Peoples following Canada’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission)

RCCDSB Kateri Tekakwitha Page
RCCDSB World Religions Page – Scroll down to “Indigenous Spirituality” section.

Justice

Litany of Witnesses to God’s Justice

Leadership Prayers

NEW:  Holy Respect for the Children of God
(Leadership meeting prayer service based on RCCDSB 2018-19 Board Theme, Reverence the Dignity of the Whole Person)
NEW: Leading With Reverence for the Gift of One Another
(Suitable for opening PA Day, PLC, Retreat)
New:  Maintaining Relevance Today, Tomorrow and Into the Future
(Prayer for Catholic Educational staff and leaders on the ongoing relevance of Catholic education for today’s world)

New:  Walking Forward Together. Prayer for Leaders in our Catholic Educational Community (Liturgy of the word to open a daytime meeting of leaders in local Catholic educational community, including clergy or parent councils, administrators, senior admin etc., with focus on dialogue, honouring one another’s gifts, and walking forward together)

New:  Ste. Marguerite: Model for Leaders in Catholic Education
(Prayer service begins with brief life of Ste Marguerite d’Youville, followed by Gospel, reflection, prayer of faithful, closing prayer. Suitable for board leadership team or directors council meeting. Prayer composed for Memorial of Ste. Marguerite, Oct 16, but easily adapted for use at other times)

Integrating the Catholic Faith Through Critical Analysis of the Arts, Media and Technology (Prayer for Catholic Educators to begin school year, focusing on integrating Catholic faith through a critical analysis of the arts, media & technology)

Leadership in Demanding Times (Prayer service with brief adult faith reflection on leadership. Suitable to open leadership meeting)

April prayer in preparation for Catholic Education Week: “Leading in the Light of Christ” (Adapted from OCSTA CEW 2012 Advance Kit)

A New Year of Leading and Serving (Prayer service for leaders in Catholic schools at the beginning of a new calendar year)

Prayer for Leaders in Catholic EducationWaiting in the Upper Room Staff Prayer ServiceServant Leadership Prayer ServiceLiving and Working as Church

Life (Prayers to Support Life)

New: Thank You for the Gift of Me
(Suitable for the end of Theme Three unit in the Fully Alive Program)

Prayer for Life (Prayer service to be used before Relay for Life or other activities in support of life)

Prayer for Life by Pope John Paul II

Mary

New:  Fatima 100 Year Anniversary Morning Prayers: Wed Oct 11, Thurs Oct 12, Fri Oct 13, 2017
(Each day briefly recounts events leading up to and including Fatima apparitions, their messages, Miracle of the Sun, and finishes with a prayer.)

New:  Following Jesus With Mary (Prayer service to open a PA Day, PLC or staff meeting. Reflects on the role of Mary in early Church and in our lives.)

Prayer to Our Lady Before a Staff Meeting
Prayer to Mary, Mother of Hope (Adapted from longer prayer in Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Exhortation on Jesus Christ Alive in His Church, the Source of Hope for Europe , 2003)

Teaching the Rosary to High School Students (From Engagingfaith.blogspot.com Practical advice for teaching the Rosary, with helpful links resources related to Mary)

Marian Prayers
(Good online collection of classical, papal, litany, novena and other Marian prayers from the University of Dayton’s Mary Prayer Page)
Rosary and Living Rosary Outlines
(See October and May sections of Monthly/Seasonal Prayer Page)

Adult Faith Presentations on Mary (See Adult Faith Page, under “Mary”)

Mercy

NEW:  Living God’s Mercy
(Prayer highlighting our call to be the merciful hands and feet of Jesus. Suitable for elementary and secondary use.)

Natural Disasters

Renfrew County CDSB Resources

Day of Hope Prayer ServiceCatechism Selections for Addressing Questions Arising From DisastersAlgonquin & Lakeshore CDSB ResourcesALCDSB Resources (Fifteen pages of helpful prayer resources and readings in response to disasters)

Prayer Service of Solidarity (In Light of  Tsunami Disaster)
Sudbury CDSB Prayers
Prayers for Victims of Hurricane Katrina (adaptable to other circumstances)

CARFLEO
CARFLEO Tsunami (2005) ResourcesFrom U.S. Bishops’ ConferencePrayer to Blessed Virgin Mary,Prayer for Intercession of the Saints,Prayer to Blessed TrinityRoman Catholic Diocese of Joliet, IllinoisHurricane Katrina Prayer SuggestionsSolidarity/Relief Effort Pages and Links
Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace
Caritas Intarnational

New Evangelization

New:  Putting out into the Deep. A Prayer for Catholic Educators in the New Evangelization
(Suitable for opening a staff meeting, PA day or conference)

Peace

Prayer Service for Peace
(Can be used as commemoration of September 11th or Remembrance Day)

Reflection on Peace

Professional Activity Prayer Services

New:  Following Jesus With Mary
(Prayer service to open a PA Day, PLC or staff meeting. Reflects on the role of Mary in early Church and in our lives.)

New:  You Are the Light of the World
(Short prayer service to open PA day, staff, leadership or school council meeting)
New:  Claiming our Role as Global Stewards: Closing the Gaps (Short prayer service to begin Oct 11, 2013 PA Day, suitable for PLC/Staff Meeting)

 Planting in Hope, Nurturing in Love
(Short prayer service to begin a PA day, PLC or Staff Meeting)
 Faith, Professionalism and Wellness
(5 minute prayer service to open a PA session or day)
Wellness Caring for God’s Temple
(Suitable for opening a PA day or staff inservice)
Making a Difference in our Catholic Schools
(20-30 minute prayer service to open a PA day – can involve 20 or more participants)

The Gift of Catholic Curriculum (One page prayer service suitable for opening a curriculum inservice meeting)

Educating in Christian Hope (1 page opening prayer for Curriculum inservice or PA Day)

Learning Together in Wonder and Awe (Prayer Service to open Professional Activity Day, PLC, Staff Meeting)

Servant Leadership Prayer Service (Prayer service for leaders in Catholic school systems)

Tending the Fertile Ground of the Heart (Opening Prayer Staff Meeting, PLC, PA Day)

Teaching and Learning in the Spirit (Opening Prayer suitable for PA day or inservice)

Retirement

Prayer for Retiring Cleaning Staff Member

Retreat Prayers and Outlines

Nurturing the Seeds of the Kingdom
(Prayer to Invoke Holy Spirit at start of a staff retreat)

Staff Twilight Retreat Outline (From EOCCC’s Curriculum Support for Catholic Schools)

Confirmation
New:  Confirmation Retreat Opening PrayerNew:  Confirmation Retreat Closing Prayer (Can be shortened/simplified to suit needs)

New:  Daily Prayer to the Holy Spirit
(For student use in preparation for receiving Sacrament of Confirmation)

School Council Prayers

New:  You Are the Light of the World
(Short prayer service to open PA day, staff, leadership or school council meeting)

New:  Commissioning Prayer for School Council Chairs
(Suitable for use during Mass or as part of a prayer service)
New:  Planning the Road Ahead in our Catholic Schools
(Prayer service regional school council gathering, suitable for strategic planning)
Stewards of God’s Gifts
(Prayer service to open board wide school council gathering)
 Our Journey in Faith (Prayer to open board wide school council gathering)

Charting the Future in Challenging Times
(From School Council Professional Development Evening)

Building a Culture of Wisdom and Peace (Opening Prayer for School Council Gathering)

Catholic Schools:  Educating the Soul (Opening Prayer for School Council Gathering)

Catholic Schools:  Educating the Soul in a Tecnhological Age (Opening Prayer for School Council Gathering)

School Improvement and Safe Schools Prayers

School Improvement and Safe Schools Planning Prayer
(Safe Schools PA day opening prayer)

Catholic Schools:  Safe Places to Grow (Prayer service for school improvement planning, safe schools and student achievement PA days)

Special Education & Special Needs

New:  Special Olympics Opening Prayer

Embracing the Road to Independence (Prayer service to open PA day for EAs and ECEs working with special needs students)

Helpers on the Road to Independence (Prayer service to open PA day for EAs and ECEs working with special needs students)

Prayer for Assistive Technology Teachers
(Prayer before working with students using AT)
Ephthata – Be Opened (Prayer service for special needs educators inservice)

Every Educator a Special Educator (Prayer to begin Special Education inservice or PA Day)

See Also Jan Bentham’s Prayers:
A Prayer for Our Special Children (Prayer asking God’s blessings on our Special Needs Students and those who care for them)

A Tale of a Good Samaritan Teacher (A Parable for Teachers based on Luke 10)

Stewardship Prayers

Stewardship Prayer

Stewardship of God’s Gifts (One page prayer service to begin a PA day)

Stewards of God’s Gifts (Prayer service to open board wide school council gathering)

Strategic Planning

Planning the Road Ahead.  A Prayer for Strategic Planning in our Catholic School Board
(Prayer service to open a strategic planning session for Board Parent Involvement Council)

Planning the Road Ahead in our Catholic Schools (Prayer service regional school council gathering, suitable for strategic planning – slightly adapted from prayer above)

Teacher Inservice/Orientation Prayers

New:  Following Jesus With Mary
(Prayer service to open a PA Day, PLC or staff meeting. Reflects on the role of Mary in early Church and in our lives.)
New:  You Are the Light of the World
(Short prayer service to open PA day, staff, leadership or school council meeting)

Bringing the Light of Christ’s Gospel to the World (New Employee Orientation session opening prayer – easily adaptable to other staff gatherings)

Servants of the Good News (Opening Prayer for Staff PA Day/NTIP/Leadership)

Fostering a Eucharistic Life (Opening Prayer for Inservice/Staff or Leadership Meeting)

Disciples and Citizens (Opening Prayer, TPA Inservice, Curriculum Inservice, Staff or Leadership Meeting)

Reaching out Through our Distinctive and Inclusive Story (Easily adapted as staff prayer for a variety of occasions)

Labourers in a Wondrous Harvest (Suitable for opening a teacher inservice or professional activity for teachers/administrators)

A Year of Growth and Blessings (Prayer for end-of-year new teacher inservice)

Educating in the Light of Faith (Suitable for Inservice/New Teacher Induction)

New:  Traditional Catholic Prayers

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Apostles Creed, Nicene Creed

St. Michael Prayer

Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Announcements, 2014
(Morning announcements adapted from resources posted on Vatican’s website)
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Announcements 2011
(From Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011.  These daily prayer services can also be used individually as prayers for unity among Christians on other occasions)

Virtues

Faith
New:  Daily Morning Announcements for Monthly Virtues
New:  Theological Virtue of Faith Morning
Announcements
(Short daily reflections on some aspect of virtue with practical application to school life, ending with prayer. Targeted for elementary, easily adapted for secondary use.)
The Gift of Faith

(Prayer service to celebrate the theological virtue of Faith)Hope

Educating in Christian Hope

(1 page opening prayer for Curriculum inservice or PA Day)Planting in Hope, Nurturing in Love(Short prayer service to begin a PA day, PLC or Staff Meeting)Day of Hope Prayer Service
(Prayer service for natural disasters)

Rejoicing in Hope
(Prayer to celebrate gifts of Joy and Hope in Catholic Schools)
Love 
NEW:
Prayer to Celebrate Love and Family

(Prayer service for Catholic schools)

The Virtue of Love
(2 page school prayer service on the virtue of love)
More virtues-related resources on Virtues, Equity & Inclusivity Page

Vocation

NEW:  Prayer for My Vocation
(Suitable for use with career day/retreat)

Wellness

 Wellness Caring for God’s Temple
(Suitable for opening a PA day or staff inservice)
Caring for the Temple
(A practical reflection on what it means to care for the temple of ourselves)
Faith, Professionalism and Wellness
(5 minute prayer service to open a PA session or day)

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Lord, we are conducting this meeting to resolve problems we have in school. We raise all problems, concerns and plans to you.

Help us promulgate good solutions to them. We know it is only through your Divine Guidance that we would be able to do that.

Send us your Holy Spirit that He may speak in our midst and let your plans be known. We know that all our actions should be governed by your generous love and Good Will.

Bless everyone present in this room and those around us that they may be showered with your all abounding love and generosity.

Bless all people that they continue to spread your word of love and good cheer.

Allow us to be instruments of your love as we go about our academic tasks. Make us your tool to mold our students into God-fearing persons and good citizens of our society.

All these we ask in your mighty name. Amen.

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