Not a Morning Person? This Priest’s Viral Prayer is Just What You Need Upon Waking

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I’ll definitely be praying this every morning! 😄

Fr. Goyo Hidalgo of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles posted his daily morning prayer on Twitter.

The associate pastor of St. Philomena Catholic Church in Carson, Cali. wrote his daily prayer upon rising, revealing that he is not a morning person.

Here’s his post below:

@FrGoyo, Twitter

Here’s the text of Fr. Goyo’s morning prayer:

“God you know I am not a morning person.
You know I love sleeping.
But thank You for one more day.
Here I go with You.
Don’t let me stay in your way.
Forgive my moods.
Help me be your image
so whoever encounters me,
will glorify you.
Amen.”

At the time of this writing, Fr. Goyo’s post received more than 900 likes, 106 retweets, and 22 comments. He’s really got people praying!

Here’s how some people responded:

@carlinef13, Twitter

This user wrote, “Love this prayer, Fr. G! Mornings are difficult for me, so I think I am going to revise my morning prayer. Thanks!🕊🙏💕”.

@bagpipe_mouse, Twitter

This user added, “I am also not a morning person. This is why I thank God for the gift of coffee. Seriously. He didn’t have to make such a delicious delivery mechanism for caffeine. But he did.”

@prince143princ, Twitter

Another user commented, “Hahaha Fr. Goyo. I like this prayer. I too love sleeping. 🤣 But this prayer is very meaningful.”

This user also said, “Aw, I need this prayer! Thank you.”

What do you think of Fr. Goyo’s morning prayer?

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