Aleteia logoAleteia logo
Aleteia
Friday 30 July |
Saint of the Day: Bl. Solanus Casey
home iconLifestyle
line break icon

A prayer asking God to give wisdom to our children as a new school year begins

CHILD, ENFANT; PARENTS; SCHOOL

© Evgeny Atamanenko - Shutterstock

Anna Ashkova - published on 08/28/20

A new school year is upon us -- here's a way to start it off on the right foot.

Summer vacations are almost over and the month of September is upon us. In some states, children are already back in class. But no matter when your kids are starting school this year, and how they will be learning, don’t forget this prayer to ask the Lord to grant them success in their studies.

Holy Savior,

You who remained among the rabbis,

to ask them questions and to hear their answers,

we entrust to you our child

in this new school year.

Infuse him with the spirit of wisdom, open his mind,

so he can acquire the knowledge he will need

here on Earth and in thelife eternal.

You who are the Way, the Truth, and the Life,

don’t let false doctrines turn

our child away from the right path.

Let him, O Jesus, grow in years and in wisdom

and be blessed by God and men alike.

Amen.


web2-school-shutterstock_1095921515.jpg

Read more:
6 Resolutions to make as your children begin the school year

Tags:
EducationPrayer
Support Aleteia!

If you’re reading this article, it’s thanks to the generosity of people like you, who have made Aleteia possible.

Here are some numbers:

  • 20 million users around the world read Aleteia.org every month
  • Aleteia is published every day in seven languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and Slovenian
  • Each month, readers view more than 50 million pages
  • Nearly 4 million people follow Aleteia on social media
  • Each month, we publish 2,450 articles and around 40 videos
  • We have 60 full time staff and approximately 400 collaborators (writers, translators, photographers, etc.)

As you can imagine, these numbers represent a lot of work. We need you.

Support Aleteia with as little as $1. It only takes a minute. Thank you!

Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Top 10
1
HIDILYN DIAZ
Cerith Gardiner
Gold-winning Filipina Olympian shares her Miraculous Medal for th...
2
Zelda Caldwell
World-record winning gymnast Simone Biles leans on her Catholic f...
3
SIMONE BILES
Cerith Gardiner
Simone Biles leaves the Olympics with an important lesson for her...
4
ORGAN
J-P Mauro
Reconstructing a 12th-century pipe organ discovered in the Holy L...
5
PRINCESS DIANA AND MOTHER TERESA
Mathilde De Robien
Did you know Princess Di was buried with a rosary?
6
SAINT ANTHONY OF PADUA
Philip Kosloski
This prayer to St. Anthony is said to have “never been know...
7
Lauren Daigle
J-P Mauro
After 3 years Lauren Daigle ousts herself from #1 Billboard spot
See More