Prayer Corner

Parenting Prayer
 from The Notre Dame Book of Prayer

Gracious God,

You have honored me with the gift and responsibility of children.

At times I feel inadequate to the task—unprepared to manage the challenges that spring up at every stage.

I am in awe of my children, and of you for entrusting them to me, and I desire to be the best parent I can be to them.

Fill me with patience and wisdom, and give me delight and wonder at the miracle that is before me.

Help me to always remember that despite my own shortcomings or the trials that parentingcan bring, my greatest gift is my steadfast love, and my strongest ally is you.

I ask this for the sake of your love.


Parents Prayer for a Hurting Child
from The Notre Dame Book of Prayer

Heavenly Father- Abba,

We praise you and glorify your name.

Thank you for the gift of your Spirit,

Who strengthens us in this time of sorrow and pain.

Thank you for your son, Jesus,

Who suffered even greater pain for us.

We ask you to protect our child.

Guide (name) while he/she is imprisoned

physically, psychologically, or emotionally.

Let (name) experience your love and your healing grace

so he/she can believe in his/her lovability and goodness.

Help (name) accept your son, Jesus, into his/her life.

We know you hear our prayers, Father,

for you have answered us previously in so many ways!

We ask you this in your Son’s name.


Inspirational Exchange

GOT HOPE?

Moms in Prayer meets twice a month to pray for children, faculty and staff of Saint Francis. We come from all faiths to spend time giving hope and strength to moms of teens and to pray for our school.

“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” Matthew 18:20

Join us if you can! We meet on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 8 am in the Chapel for about an hour.

To help start your day off on the right foot, here is the link to the Gospel, reflection and Prayer from the University of Notre Dame website:  http://faith.nd.edu/s/1210/faith/interior.aspx?sid=1210&gid=609&pgid=10750

Contact Us

This is your Women’s Club, and we welcome your comments and suggestions. Please drop us a note or send us an email at the address below, or contact any Women’s Club officer or committee chair at the addresses listed on our website.

Saint Francis High School
Attn: Saint Francis Women's Club
1885 Miramonte Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94040
email: womensclub@sfhs.com

Area Connections
Women's Club Board and Committee Chairs


Club Advisor
Carol Patane
carolpatane@sfhs.com
650 968-1213, ext. 263

Club Moderator
Aurea DeFranco
aureadefranco@sfhs.com
650 968-1213, ext. 282

Saint Francis High School1885 Miramonte AvenueMountain View, California 94040650 968-1213Fax: 650 968-1706
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