Toward the fire of Your love

God our Father, your love for the world you created is without measure. May we grow each day toward the fire of your love for us, reflected in and through your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

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Christ Conquers All

O God, you sent your Word to conquer all the powers of sin and death. Make us true to your Word, that our praise and our lives might give you delight, through Christ our Lord, 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, Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

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Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary

Blessed are you, O God, in the Virgin Mary. Through her, your Son came into the world. Through him, she entered into the new world of your glory. Come and sow in our bodies the gift of eternal life, so that one day we may enter with her into your kingdom through Christ, your Son and Son of Mary, 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, August 15, 2022.

Lord, Purify Us

O God, the fire of your love prepares your path before you. Purify us by the sanctifying power of your Holy Spirit, that we may be made worthy to offer prayer and sacrifice through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Sunday, August 14, 2022.

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Saint Mary, Mother of God, pray for us

O Lord our God, your will is that we be made whole in the kingdom of your Son. Through the intercession and example of the Blessed Virgin Mary, grant us the wisdom and the love to do as you have commanded for the good of all the world, through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Saturday, August 13, 2022.

Images of Divinity

O God, you have made us in your image. As you forgive, may we forgive; as you restore, may we restore; as you love, may we love, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Friday, August 12, 2022.

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Saint Lawrence

O Lord, the fire of your love filled the martyr Saint Lawrence with the courage to defy the fear of death for the sake of the Gospel. Grant all your people the grace to love as he loved, to live as he lived, and to die in the faith for which he died, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer taken from Magnificat—Morning Prayer, Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

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Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

All-powerful, ever-living God, you gave Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross the courage to witness to the gospel of Christ even to the point of giving her life for it. By her prayers, help us to endure all suffering for love of you and to seek you with all our hearts, for you alone are the source of life. Grant this 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, Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

Saint Dominic

Almighty God, Grant unto all your people a hunger for your Word and an urgent longing to share your Gospel, that like your servant Dominic we might labor to bring the whole world to the knowledge and love of you as you are revealed in your Son Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen

The Transfiguration of the Lord

O God, whom no eye has ever seen, you have revealed your glory in the transfigured face of your Son. Through his voice, you have spoken your Word to us. Give light to our eyes; make us attentive to the Gospel, for in baptism we have become his brothers and sisters and your children. Hear us through this same beloved Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, 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, August 6, 2022.