WEEK OF ADVENT I
In the name of the Father, (+) and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
In the morning: Psalm 149
In the evening: Psalm 80
Read one or more of the following 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.
For the neglected and those who have no one to pray for them
For an awareness of our mortality
For fellowship with the saints
For the peace of the world
The Lord almighty bless (+) us, and direct our days and our deeds in his peace.