Oh God come to our aid; Oh Lord make haste to help us.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was, in the beginning, is now and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

Save us Lord while we are awake, protect us while we sleep, that we may keep watch with Christ and rest tonight with Him in Peace.

At last, all-powerful Master, You give leave to your servant

to go in peace, according to your promise. For my eyes have seen your salvation,

Which you have prepared for all nations, The light to enlighten the Gentiles,

And give glory to Israel, your people. Amen.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was, in the beginning, is now and ever shall be world without end. Amen.


Into your hands Oh Lord I commend my Spirit. Lord Jesus receive my soul, may the Blessed Saint Mary, Saint Joseph and all the Saints, pray for us to God that we may be preserved this night from sins and all evil. Amen.

Lord bless us and keep us from all evil and bring us to everlasting life, may the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I give you my heart and my soul.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Assist me in my last agony.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, may I breathe out my soul in peace with you. Amen


Scripture Reading for Night Prayers

You and your family (if you have one) can read any parts of the Scripture as Bible reading perhaps as in Catholic standard or method. The 1st reading from any Books of the Old Testament. The 2nd reading from any of the New Testament (from Acts of the Apostles to Revelation). Then the next is the Psalmists (from any 1 – 150) particularly Psalm 51, 23, 91, etc. The 3rd and final reading should be from any of the Gospels (Mathew, Mark, Luke or John). And then say the Prayers below:


Come to visit us, Lord, this night, so that by your strength we may rise at daybreak, to rejoice in the resurrection of Christ your Son, Who lives and reigns for ever and ever. Amen

V./ May the Lord grant us a quiet night and a perfect end.

R./ Amen.

In your mercy, Lord, dispel the darkness of this night. Let my household sleep in peace that at the dawn of a new day we may, with joy, waken in your name. Through Christ our Lord, Amen.


Night Prayer for Strength

Lord God, thank You for being with me the whole of this day. Thank You for letting me serve You today. I know, dear Lord, that I have failed You in many ways today and I ask for forgiveness.

Dear Lord, give me the strength to forget the bad experiences, the frustrations, and the disappointments I have encountered today. Also, rejuvenate my strength tonight so that I may wake up with overflowing energy to serve You tomorrow. I pray this in Jesus’ Name. Amen.


Night Prayer to Give Thanks

Lord Jesus Christ, Thank you for taking good care of me throughout the day and letting me dwell in your goodness. My life has been sustained the whole of this day by Your Divine Providence.

Dear Lord, You have remained with me and rejuvenated my spirit and strength every time I felt like giving up. Whenever I fell, You lifted me up. Whenever I erred, You corrected me. Whenever I stayed away from Your will today, You brought me back on track. For this, I say thank you Jesus for this gift to me.

Lord Jesus, thank you for my good health, my job, and a loving family to which I have come back. Guide us, guard us, protect us, and govern us tonight so that we stay away from evil, sin, and attacks. May we rest, have a good night and wake up tomorrow safe and sound. Amen.



Night Prayer for Loved Ones

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to You this evening for my loved ones. May You bless, care, guide, guard and govern my children, family members, friends, neighbours, and church members, so that they may stay away from sin and all evil.


Send forth their guardian angels to watch over them tonight and may they wake up tomorrow safe and sound to serve You in their respective workstations. May Your Divine providence always supply their needs, and may they never lack what they need to serve You.

Heal and protect my dear ones who are sick [say their names]. Grant them a yoke that is good to bear and a burden that is light. Thank you for the wonderful people that surround my life, bless and guide them along Your path to everlasting life so that they may never be influenced by the evil one. Amen.


Inspirational Night Prayer

Dear Father, I retreat home from serving You with a very sleepy head and a foggy mind. Please Lord, as I retire for the night, help my mind to clear throughout the night and my body to rest.

My Lord and my God, I hope I have served You to the best of my ability but where I have erred, please forgive me. Tonight, dear Lord, give me the inspiration so that I can correct the mistakes I have made today and to improve on whatever or wherever I have fallen short of Your expectations.

Almighty Father, tonight, fill my heart with compassion, mercy, humility, and love so that when I wake up tomorrow, I treat and serve people the way they deserve. Let Your presence in me beam out to others and may they recognize Your presence in me. Send forth Your guardian Angel to protect me throughout this night.

Lord, I am thankful because every sleeping time is always full of a promising tomorrow because of Your abounding love and mercy. Amen.


A Prayer for a Good Night

Dear Lord, I trust fully in Your unfailing and unending love. I know that You always fulfil the promises that You make to those who serve and trust in You. Tonight, I surrender to You as I sleep. Guard, guide, govern and grant me a good night.

Enable me to sleep in your goodness, and may Your warmth cover me as I slip away to slumberland. May I have good and sweet dreams. Keep the evil one away from me and salvage me when I wander away through the valley of the shadow of death. Amen.


Simple Night Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, Thank You for this day and for all the ways in which You have manifested Your love, care, protection, and providence to me.

Lord, You were there with me from sunrise, midday until now when the sun has set. Thank You for my loving home and family, my job, my special friends, and most important for being with me through every moment. Give me sweet dreams tonight and may I wake up tomorrow safe and sound to serve You once more. Amen.


Night Prayer for Protection

Dear Father, continue this night, I beg You, to spread out Your protective cover over me, my family, friends, and loved ones. Guard and protect all of us against all dangers and snares of the evil one so that we may enjoy and relax tonight in sleep and wake up tomorrow to continue serving You.

Dear Lord, give me the grace to never be afraid of death because the reason for I am living and dying is entirely Yours. I pray this in the mighty name of Jesus. Amen.

Night-time Prayer

 Lord, bless us with rest this night, and a good night’s sleep.

 Forgive us for the things we did today that did not please you.

 Lord, thank you for loving us so greatly and that you know us through and through. We need your assistance every day, and we praise you for the strength you give and for helping us know that through you, even hard things are possible.

 Bless our family and our home, Lord.  Keep us safe through the night.

 May your angels guard us and watch over us, just like you promised they would.

Father, you’ve told us we are just like sheep. Also, that you guide us and guard us like a shepherd. You know all our names, and you make us feel special and loved. When we are in pain, you help us feel better.

 Thank you, Jesus, for your good care and for giving us help through our parents and priests. Thank you for the Bible, and for teaching us things in life that help us grow. Lord, bless the people in our world and help them to know you love them, too. Thank you for all the people who assist us so much: teachers, doctors, policemen, and firemen and so many more. Lord, thank you for your good plan for our lives. Help us to obey you and love you more and more. When we awake in the morning, place a smile on our face and your purpose in our hearts,  ready to start a new day. We love you, Jesus. Good night. In Jesus’s precious name. Amen.