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Holy Prayers of Humility

Prayer of Humility

Lord Jesus Christ,

You humbled Yourself in taking the form of a servant, and in obedience died on the cross for our salvation. Give us the mind to follow You and to proclaim You as Lord and King, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Litany of Humility

O Jesus, meek and humble of heart,

Hear me.

From the desire of being esteemed,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the desire of being loved,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the desire of being extolled,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the desire of being honored,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the desire of being praised,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the desire of being preferred,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the desire of being consulted,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the desire of being approved,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being humiliated,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being despised,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of suffering rebukes,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being calumniated,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being forgotten,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being ridiculed,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being wronged,

Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being suspected,

Deliver me, Jesus.

That others may be loved more than I,

Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

That others may be esteemed more than I,

Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

That, in the opinion of the world, others may increase and I may decrease,

Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

That others may be chosen and I set aside,

Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

That others may be praised and I unnoticed,

Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

That others may be preferred to me in everything,

Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

That others may become holier than I, provided that I may become as holy as I should,

Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

Prayer for Humility

Heavenly Father,

Give me a heart of humility. Help me to see myself through Your eyes and to seek Your approval above all else. Let me not be swayed by the opinions of others but remain steadfast in the pursuit of Your righteousness and grace. Amen.

A Short Prayer for Humility

Lord,

Teach me to be humble as You are humble. Let my actions reflect Your grace and love. Keep my heart pure and my spirit meek. Amen.

Prayer for a Humble Heart

Gracious God,

Form in me a humble heart. Remove any pride or arrogance that resides within me. Allow me to serve others with a spirit of humility and love, just as Jesus served. Amen.

Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace;

*Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where

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