Shine Your Bright Light into Our Hearts

Lord God, you are the light of all the Gentiles, and on this day you revealed your only Son to the Gentiles by the leading of a star. Grant that your people may rejoice in your unending peace and shine your bright light into our hearts, just as you blessed the Wise Men and their … Continue reading Shine Your Bright Light into Our Hearts

Arise and Shine in My Heart

O Lord Jesus, Creator of all things, light of the glory of the Father in heaven. I thank you for letting me see the light of a new day! Bright Sun of Righteousness, arise and shine in my heart, so that I may walk as a child of light as in the day, and finally see you … Continue reading Arise and Shine in My Heart

Let the Light of Your Gospel Shine on Us

O merciful and eternal God, heavenly Father, we thank you for revealing to us the glory of your Son and letting the light of your gospel shine on us. Guide us by this light that we may walk diligently as Christians in all good works, always be strengthened by your grace and conduct our lives in all godliness; through your beloved Son, Jesus … Continue reading Let the Light of Your Gospel Shine on Us

Let the Brightness of Your Glory Shine

Almighty God, let the brightness of your glory shine on us, and let the Light from Light by your Holy Spirit shine in the hearts of all who have been born again by your grace; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Source: Roman Mass for the Vigil of Pentecost Source of this version: Freely modified from The … Continue reading Let the Brightness of Your Glory Shine

Shine in Our Hearts

O Lord Jesus Christ, you are the sun of the world, evermore arising, and never going down, which by your most welcome appearing and sight, brings forth, preserves, nourishes, and refreshes all things, as well that are in heaven as also that are on earth; We beg you mercifully and faithfully to shine in our … Continue reading Shine in Our Hearts

Shine into Our Hearts

Almighty and merciful God, Fountain of all goodness, you know the thoughts of our hearts. We confess that we have sinned against you and done evil in your sight. Wash us from the stains of our past sins, and give us grace and power to put away all hurtful things. Deliver us from the bondage … Continue reading Shine into Our Hearts

Thanksgiving for Healing

Lord Jesus Christ, you are the great physician of body and soul.We give you thanks and praise for your gifts of healing for __________.Help him/her continue on the path of healing,that he/she may rejoice in you,continue in a life of love and service,and let his/her light shine to bring glory to you;you live and reign, … Continue reading Thanksgiving for Healing

Christmas Day

Glorious Father, you have revealed your glory, your grace and your truth by sending your only Son to become flesh and dwell among us. Enlighten darkened hearts with this true light that shines on everyone, that all might hear, believe, and receive the right to become children of God; through your Son, Jesus Christ our … Continue reading Christmas Day

A Litany for Peace

Good God,gracious Father,creator of us all,have mercy on us. O Jesus, Son of God and Son of Man,our brother,have mercy on us. True Spirit,moving over us,Lord and giver of life,have mercy on us. Look at our world, broken by sin.Look at our hearts, broken in grief.Look at our minds, shaken in confusion.Have mercy on us. … Continue reading A Litany for Peace