Blessed Edward Oldcorne, convert & martyr

Almighty, ever-living God, you gave your martyr Edward Oldcorne grace to lay down his life for Christ. Help our weakness too: give us the strength to live for you, even as he did not shrink from dying for your sake. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, for ever and ever. Amen

The Conversion of St. Paul

Great God of glory, you called Saint Paul to preach the Gospel to all nations. By the power of the Gospel he preached, draw all peoples to yourself, through Christ our Lord. Amen

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

Saint Francis de Sales

O God of justice and of mercy, you guided Saint Francis de Sales in promoting the full life of the Church in times of uncertainty and controversy. Through his intercession, continue to renew the Church today to seek the peace of your kingdom for all people, through Christ our Lord. Amen

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Monday, January 24, 2022.

Lead us to Everlasting Joy

God our Father, you led the Israelites across the desert to a land of milk and honey. Lead us also, your people, to the land of everlasting joy, where we may behold your face for ever. Through Christ our Lord. Amen

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Sunday, January 23, 2022.

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God Keeps Covenant

O God, you have kept your covenant with every generation. In a world shadowed by the many infidelities of frail humanity, grant us faith in your enduring love, through Christ our Lord. Amen

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Saturday, January 22, 2022.

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Saint Agnes

Lord Jesus Christ, Saint Agnes loved you more than she loved approval, safety, or life itself. Through her intercession, protect the young from every form of seduction, and keep all your people faithful to your love for us, who live and reign with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, for ever and ever. Amen

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Friday, January 21, 2022.

At This Morning Hour

O God our Father, you sent your only Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, to be our way, our truth, and our life. At this morning hour, we lift our hearts to you in prayer and ask that you guide us through this day according to your will, through the same Christ our Lord. Amen

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Thursday, January 20, 2022.

Set Free from Death

Lord God of light, you have shone upon our darkness and set us free through the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Grant us the grace to live in the freedom of the children of God, that where we walk this day, we may bring light, through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Wednesday, January 19, 2022.

God of Light and Glory

O God of light and glory, you are the beauty we seek, the power to whom we entrust ourselves, the love for whom we hunger and thirst. Make yourself known to all people through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

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In His Footsteps

Lord God of wilderness and city, you call men and women in every age to follow in the footsteps of your Son. Keep all disciples faithful to the Gospel in the walk of life to which you have appointed them, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Prayer from Magnificat—U.S. Edition, Morning Prayer, Monday, January 17, 2022.

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