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

Holy Spirit, Light of Truth, Comfort for the Soul

O Holy Spirit, true God, Lord almighty, when you visibly poured yourself out on the apostles, you revealed yourself as the light of truth and comfort for the soul whom the Son of God promised. We humbly pray that you would have mercy on us, and for the sake of our Savior Jesus Christ, awaken in us true knowledge of you. Move us to … Continue reading Holy Spirit, Light of Truth, Comfort for the Soul

Send Out Your Light and Your Truth

Send out your light and your truth; that I may live always near to you, my God. Let me feel your love, that I may be, as it were, already in heaven, that I may do all my work as the angels do theirs; and let me be ready for every work! Ready to go out … Continue reading Send Out Your Light and Your Truth

No Vain Strife, but Profession of Truth!

Father, keep us from vain strife of words. Grant to us constant profession of your truth! Preserve us in a true and undefiled faith so that we may hold fast to what we professed when we were baptized in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, that we may have you for our Father, that … Continue reading No Vain Strife, but Profession of Truth!

The Athanasian Creed

The Athanasian Creed was not written by St. Athanasius, the defender of the doctrine of the Trinity at the Council of Nicaea (AD 325). It seems to have been written about a hundred years later. This creed expands the teaching of the Trinity, and seems to draw from a work by St. Augustine, On the … Continue reading The Athanasian Creed

Christ, Our Passover, Has Been Sacrificed

Pascha Nostrum is a hymn sometimes used by Christians during Easter season, also known as the “Easter Anthems.” The title is Latin for “Our Passover,” and the text consists of a cento formed from several verses of Scripture: 1 Corinthians 5:7–8, Romans 6:9–11, and 1 Corinthians 15:20–22. Alleluia.Christ our Passover has been sacrificed for us;therefore let us keep the feast, Not with … Continue reading Christ, Our Passover, Has Been Sacrificed

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

Litany of the Most Holy Trinity (2)

Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.  God the Father in heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us.  Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us.  God, from you, by you and in you are all things, in you we live … Continue reading Litany of the Most Holy Trinity (2)

Litany of the Holy Spirit (3)

Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. God, the Father in heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us. Holy Spirit, most merciful and patient, always striving for humanity in all its wanderings, Holy Spirit, … Continue reading Litany of the Holy Spirit (3)

Litany of the Ascension

Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father in heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us. Jesus, King of … Continue reading Litany of the Ascension