A Morning Prayer

O Lord, you are the light in the darkness, Creator of all of the elements, Forgiver of our sins; O Lord, may your great mercy be on us as we seek you with our whole heart. We hear of your majesty, O Lord, in the morning.  Blot out our sins, for nothing is hidden from you, who lives … Continue reading A Morning Prayer

Evening Prayers

Two Evening Prayers from the Antiphonary of Bangor In the evening Let our evening prayers ascend to your ears, O divine Majesty, and let your blessing descend over us, O Lord, as we put our hope in you; for you live and reign with your Son and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. … Continue reading Evening Prayers

A Morning Praise

Praise to you, O Lord! You have brought us through the darkness of the night to the light of another day. Blessed be the holy and undivided Trinity, now and forevermore. Amen. Source: Unknown. Source of this version: Modified from  A Book of Prayers: Together with Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Ancient and Modern, Ed. Charles … Continue reading A Morning Praise

Watch, Lord, with Us

Watch, Lord, with us, lest we fall into temptation and despair in the darkness of this world. Watch, Lord, with us, lest we fall into any kind of danger in the darkness of this night. Let your Word be the lamp to our feet and the light for our path, our guide through the darkness … Continue reading Watch, Lord, with Us

A Sarum Christmas Prayer

O Dayspring, Splendor of the eternal Light and Sun of Righteousness! Come and enlighten those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death. O King of Gentiles, you whom they long for, and Cornerstone that makes all one, Come and save humanity which you have formed out of the clay. Source: Sarum Rite Source of … Continue reading A Sarum Christmas Prayer

In Pity and Mercy, Forgive

O God, eternal Light, Splendor of the stars, Clearness of the night, boundless Enlightener of the darkness, grant us to pass this night in security and peace, and if we have this day collected any stain of sin, in pity and mercy, forgive. Hear our prayers and grant our request; through Jesus Christ our Lord. … Continue reading In Pity and Mercy, Forgive

Holy Spirit, Come to Us

God the Holy Spirit, you are of one essence with the Father and the Son, and you proceed from them. You descended on the Lord Christ in the form of a dove, and on his disciples as tongues of flame. We thank you, we praise you, and pray that you would chase from our souls all the … Continue reading Holy Spirit, Come to Us

Mozarabic Evening Prayer

In the name of Jesus + Christ our Lord, light and peace be with us. Amen. Sentence for Advent: The Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. (1 Corinthians 4:5)   Sentence for Christmas to Epiphany: The sunrise shall visit us from on high … Continue reading Mozarabic Evening Prayer

Mozarabic Morning Prayer

In the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, light and peace be with us. Amen. Sentence for Advent: The Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. (1 Corinthians 4:5)   Sentence for Christmas to Epiphany: The sunrise shall visit us from on high to give … Continue reading Mozarabic Morning Prayer