TIME AFTER THE EPIPHANY
In the name of the Father, (+) and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
In the morning: Psalm 24
In the evening: Psalm 46
One or more of the following lessons:
In the morning: Benedictus Dominus Deus
In the evening: Magnificat
Prayer of the Day
Almighty God, all thoughts of truth and peace come from you. Kindle in the hears of all your children the love of peace, and guide with your wisdom the leaders of nations, so that your kingdom will go forward in peace and the earth will be filled with the knowledge of your love; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
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
The Lord almighty bless (+) us, and direct our days and our deeds in his peace.