Exam Prayer

A Prayer at Exam Time


Lord, as I face into examination time

I turn once more to you, asking for your blessing and assistance.


I ask you to give me peace of mind with a strong sense of work at this time.

May I give myself space and time to revise and prepare to sit my examinations.


Help me to keep focused on this task and not get too distracted by other aspects of my life.

Keep me from getting into a panic and help me to do justice to all my work and preparations.


On the days of my examinations, keep me calm, help me to think clearly,

and understand what I’m being asked, and so to recall the study and work that I have put in this past year.


Above all, Lord, I ask that you will allow my efforts to bring about the life you have planned for me.


May I be open to your vision of what you wish for me and may I accomplish this now and in my future life.




(Declan O’Loughlin)