WEEK OF LENT I
In the name of the Father, (+) and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
In the morning: Psalm 39
In the evening: Psalm 51:1-12
One or more of the following lessons:
In the morning: Benedictus Dominus Deus
In the evening: Magnificat
Prayer of the Day
God of wisdom, throughout these forty days you instruct your people and nourish them with your Word: Teach us through self-denial to bind our hearts to your service, and make us one through constant prayer; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
Pray for all in civil authority
For the leaders of the nations of the world
For respect for the land and the conservation of natural resources
For protection against the perils of abundance
For peace among the nations
The Lord almighty bless (+) us, and direct our days and our deeds in his peace.