Wednesday, December 12, 2018

WEEK OF ADVENT II

In the name of the Father, (+) and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen

In the morning: Psalm 147:1-12

In the evening:  Psalm 53

One or more of the following lessons:

Isaiah 35:3-7,  Luke 7:18-30

In the morning: Benedictus Dominus Deus 

In the evening: Magnificat

Prayer of the Day    

Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to make ready the way of your only-begotten Son, so that by his advent we may be enabled to serve you with purified minds; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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
For the government of the United States, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the City of Pittsburgh

Our Father…

The Lord almighty bless (+) us, and direct our days and our deeds in his peace.

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