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“No disciple is superior to the teacher but when fully trained, every disciple will be like his teacher

.” Luke
6:40
We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for Students
Under your patronage dear mother, and
calling on the mystery of your Immaculate
Conception,
I desire to pursue my studies and my
literary labors:
I hereby solemnly declare that I am giving
myself to these studies chiefly to the
following end:
that I may better contribute to the glory of
God and to the promotion of your
veneration among men.
I pray you, therefore, most loving Mother,
who are the seat of Wisdom to bless my
labors in your loving-kindness.
Moreover, I promise with true affection and
a willing spirit, as it is right that I should do,
to ascribe all the good that shall come to
me therefrom, wholly to your intercession
for me in God’s holy presence. Amen.

\Prayer before Study
By St. Thomas Aquinas

Lord, true source of light and wisdom, give
me keen sense of understanding, a
retentive memory and a capacity to grasp
things correctly.
Grant me the grace to be accurate in my
expositions and the skill to express myself
with thoroughness and clarity.
Be with me at the start of my work, guide
its progress and bring it to completion.
Grant this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer after Study
Lord pour out on us the spirit of
understanding, truth and peace.
Help us to strive with all our hearts to know
what is pleasing to you, and when we know
your will make us determined to do it.

Prayer before Examinations
Heavenly Father, I praise and thank you for
all the blessings you have given me as a
student.
I pray to you in Jesus name, to send me
your Holy Spirit to inspire and enlighten me
as I take my exams.
Remove from my heart all anxieties and
fear.
Give me a keen understanding, a retentive
memory, and the ability to comprehend the
test questions and answer them correctly.
Help me to successfully finish it according
to your Holy Will in the mighty name of
Jesus our Lord. Amen.