Let Us Seek the Kingdom

O God, you have promised the coming of your kingdom to all those who seek you in the midst of human infirmity of every kind. Bring faith to fulfillment in the glory of your reign, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Monday, November 28, 2022.

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First Sunday of Advent

Father in heaven, our hearts desire the warmth of your love and our minds are searching for the light of your Word. Increase our longing for Christ our Savior and give us the strength to grow in love, that the dawn of his coming may find us rejoicing in his presence and welcoming the light of his truth. We ask this in the name of Jesus the Lord. Amen.

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Church: Mother of Many Children

O God, by the fruitful virginity of Blessed Mary, you have given to the human race the reward of eternal life. Grant, we beseech you, that through the intercession of the Mother of the Author of Life, the Church may become the mother of many children who will take their place before your throne to sing your praises for all eternity, 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.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Saturday, November 26, 2022.

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For Those Who Linger

Father of all, who are perfectly just and perfectly merciful, remember your covenant with your children, that those souls who linger in purgatory for their purification may be swiftly drawn to perfect happiness with the saints in heaven. 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.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Friday, November 25, 2022.

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Thanks and Praise

O Lord our God, the giver of all good gifts, we give you thanks and praise for all your great and many blessings to us, but most especially we thank you this day for the gift of life and all that you have given us to sustain life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Thursday, November 24, 2022.

Our Daily Bread

Almighty God, you are the help and protection of your people. Give us this day the daily bread of your Word; guide us in your ways; bring us safely to evening, that we may give you thanks and praise, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Wednesday, November 23, 2022.

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Saint Cecilia

 O Lord, you inspired Saint Cecilia with a courageous trust in your power to prevail over impossible circumstances. Fill your people with her song of faith, that our lives may proclaim your goodness for ever, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

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Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

God our Father, you received the dedication of the Blessed Virgin Mary as an offering made in love. Through her intercession, gather all people to yourself 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

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Monday, November 21, 2022.

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Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Lord Jesus Christ, you reign forever. Rule over all the world in peace, and fill our hearts and households with the power of your love, who live and reign with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Sunday, November 20, 2022.

Singing God’s Praises

O God, worthy of all praise, the Mother of your Word sings for all eternity the hymn of your praise that she began on earth. By her example and intercession, lead all the Church so to live in this world that we may praise you forever with her in the next. 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.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Saturday, November 19, 2022.

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