An altar prayer is a type of prayer that is often used in religious or spiritual traditions that involve the use of an altar. Altars are typically used to symbolize a sacred space and are often decorated with objects and offerings that hold spiritual significance. Altar prayers are a way to connect with the divine and seek guidance or blessings for specific intentions or needs. These prayers can be personal or communal, and are often accompanied by rituals or offerings that enhance the spiritual energy of the altar. Altar prayers are used in a variety of traditions, including Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, and many Indigenous spiritual practices. They are a powerful way to create a sacred space and deepen one’s spiritual practice.
Please read the prayers below which will provide guidance for Altar Prayer. May God Bless You!
Altar Prayer 1
I have posted watchmen on your walls; they will pray day and night, continually. Take no rest, all you who pray to the Lord. Give the Lord no rest until he completes his work, until he makes Jerusalem the pride of the earth.
Altar Prayer 2
Open my mouth,
O Lord, to bless your Holy Name.
Cleanse my heart from all evil and distracting thoughts.
Enlighten my understanding and inflame my will that I may serve more worthily at your holy altar.
O Mary, Mother of Christ the High Priest, obtain for me the most important grace of knowing my vocation in life.
Grant me a true spirit of faith and humble obedience so that I may ever behold the priest as a representative of God and willing follow him in the Way, the Truths, and the Life of Christ.
Altar Prayer 3
You have graciously called me to serve You upon Your altar. Grant me the graces that I need to serve You faithfully and wholeheartedly.
Grant too that while serving You, may I follow the example of St.Tarcisius, who died protecting the Eucharist, and walk the same path that led him to Heaven.
St. Tarcisius, pray for me and for all servers.
Altar Prayer 4
Holy Holy Holy
Altar Prayer 5
Come into my life. I accept You as my Lord and Personal Saviour. I believe in my heart that You died and rose from the dead to save me.
Thank You Lord for saving me, in Jesus name.
Altar Prayer 6
I surrender my life to you today. Forgive me my sins, wash me with your blood. I believe you died for me, on the third day you rose again that I may be justified. Right now, I believe that my sins are forgiven; I’m justified by your blood; I’m born-again; I’m saved; I’m a child of God; I’m free from the power of sin to serve the living God. Thank you Jesus for receiving me; thank you Jesus for restoring me; thank you Jesus for saving me.
Altar Prayer 7
I pray over this precious soul. Your grace has saved them let your grace also preserve them. I cover you with the precious blood of Jesus. Remain covered until the day of His appearing. You have come into light; you will never have any reason to go back into darkness. You’ve come into freedom; you will never go back into captivity. In Jesus’ Name,