WEEK OF ADVENT I
In the name of the Father, (+) and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
In the morning: Psalm 129, 148
In the evening: Psalm 32, 140
Read one or more lessons:
In the morning: Benedictus Dominus Deus
In the evening: Magnificat
Prayer of the Day
Stir up your power, O Lord, and come; that by your protection we may be rescued from the threatening perils of our sins and saved by your mighty deliverance; for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Pray for the renewal of the Church
For Christian witness by all the faithful
For missionaries and their families
For the salvation of the world
The Lord almighty bless (+) us, and direct our days and our deeds in his peace.