Catholic Prayer for the Unborn by Pope Benedict XVI
If any time is a good time to pray a catholic prayer for the unborn, it is this time that we live in.
Roe v. Wade might be overturned!
Pastor Clenard Howard Childress, Jr. once said that, “The most dangerous place for an African American is in the womb.”
We must pray for the unborn unceasingly.
Catholic Prayer for the Unborn
You who faithfully visit and fulfill with your Presence
the Church and the history of men;
You who in the miraculous Sacrament of your Body and Blood
render us participants in divine Life
and allow us a foretaste of the joy of eternal Life;
We adore and bless you.
Prostrated before You, source and lover of Life,
truly present and alive among us, we beg you.
Reawaken in us respect for every unborn life,
make us capable of seeing in the fruit of the maternal womb
the miraculous work of the Creator,
open our hearts to generously welcoming every child
that comes into life.
Bless all families,
sanctify the union of spouses,
render fruitful their love.
Accompany the choices of legislative assemblies
with the light of your Spirit,
so that peoples and nations may recognize and respect
the sacred nature of life, of every human life.
Guide the work of scientists and doctors,
so that all progress contributes to the integral well-being of the person,
and no one endures suppression or injustice.
Give creative charity to administrators and economists,
so they may realize and promote sufficient conditions
so that young families can serenely embrace
the birth of new children.
Console the married couples who suffer
because they are unable to have children
and in Your goodness provide for them.
Teach us all to care for orphaned or abandoned children,
so they may experience the warmth of your Charity,
the consolation of your divine Heart.
Together with Mary, Your Mother, the great believer,
in whose womb you took on our human nature,
we wait to receive from You, our Only True Good and Savior,
the strength to love and serve life,
in anticipation of living forever in You,
in communion with the Blessed Trinity.
May these prayers for the unborn stir up in all of us a true heart for the unborn and encourage us to fight for policies that support and protect the unborn.
Books on the Unborn
- Fighting for Life: Becoming a Force for Change in a Wounded World by Lila Rose
- Persuasive Pro Life: How to Talk about Our Culture’s Toughest Issue by Trent Horn
- St Charity: A True Life Catholic Pro-Life Story: Sancta Caritas