About the Mozarabic Rite

The People “Mozarabic” is really a term historians use for Christians who lived in Spain under Muslim or Arab rule. It literally means “among the Arabs.” The people never would have called themselves “Mozarabs.” The Rite The Mozarabic Rite (sometimes called the Visigothic, Hispanic or Andalusian Rite) had its beginnings in the seventh century with … Continue reading About the Mozarabic Rite

Today, O Good Jesus, …

Today, O good Jesus, you did not hide your face from shame and spitting for us. Today, Jesus our Redeemer, you were mocked, struck by unbelievers, and crowned with thorns for us. Today, good Shepherd, you laid down your life for the sheep on the cross, and you were crucified with robbers, and had your … Continue reading Today, O Good Jesus, …

For Spiritual Illumination

Hear us, never-fading Light, Lord our God, our only Light, Fountain of light, Light of your angels, thrones, dominions, principalities, powers, and of all intelligent beings. You created the light of your saints. May our souls be your lamps, kindled and enlightened by you. May they shine and burn with the truth, and never go … Continue reading For Spiritual Illumination


O blessed Spirit of Truth, you search the heart and test the inmost thoughts, help me remember my sins, and let me see them in your light. Strengthen me also with courage to confess them truly, hiding nothing, excusing nothing, keeping back nothing in my heart. In your mercy, pardon and absolve, and thus heal … Continue reading Confession

A Good Example

O Lord, make us flourish like pure lilies in the courts of your house, and make us display to your people the fragrance of good works and the example of a godly life; through your mercy, O our God, you are blessed, and live and govern all things, now and forever. Amen. Source: Mozarabic Sacramentary, … Continue reading A Good Example

Litany Prayer for True Worship

O God, you have commanded us to worship you in spirit and in truth. Overshadow us with the power of your Holy Spirit. Let your mercy and the gracious promise of your salvation come to us, that our prayer may be directed to you by Christ, through whom our sins are forgiven. Hear us, O … Continue reading Litany Prayer for True Worship

An Ascension Prayer

O Lord Jesus Christ, King of glory, you ascended through the eternal gates to your Father’s throne and opened the kingdom of heaven to all believers. Since you reign in heaven, help us not to be bound to things of this earth, but lift our hearts where you, our redeemer, have gone before; you live … Continue reading An Ascension Prayer

A Prayer for the Spirit’s Intercession

Lord Jesus Christ, you are faithful in all your words and holy in all your works. We do not know what we ought to pray for. Grant that your Spirit may intercede for us, sanctify us with his gifts here, and crown us with blessedness in the life to come; through your mercy, O God, … Continue reading A Prayer for the Spirit’s Intercession

Index / Contents

A Collection of Prayers About This Project Contact Support A Collection of Prayers Prayers by Era: 1st Century2nd Century3rd Century4th Century5th Century6th Century7th Century 8th Century9th Century10th Century11th Century12th Century13th Century14th Century 15th Century16th Century17th Century18th Century19th Century20th Century21st Century Prayers by Content: (Bold Items are tags, italic items are searches) angels, anxiety Biblical Prayers, Blessings and Benedictions, broken care, Celtic … Continue reading Index / Contents

You Resist the Proud

Almighty and eternal God, you resist the proud but you give grace to the humble. Grant that we be not lose our chief happiness by growing in pride, but rather that we ascend into heaven by the steps of humility; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Source: Leonine Sacramentary, 6th century, and Mozarabic, 8th century, in Daily Prayer. … Continue reading You Resist the Proud