we pray that your grace
may always go before
and follow after us,
that we may be always be ready
to do your good works;
through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and forever.
Source: Gregorian Sacramentary, 6th Century, Historic Collect for the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
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