Our Morning Offering – 22 June – Saturday of the Eleventh week in Ordinary Time, Year C and the Memorial of St Thomas More (1478-1535) Martyr
Father in heaven
Be with Us Today
By St Thomas More (1478-1535)
Father in heaven,
You have given us a mind to know You,
a will to serve You
and a heart to love You.
Be with us today in all that we do,
so that Your light may shine out in our lives.
We pray that we may be today,
what You created us to be
and may praise Your name in all that we do.
We pray for Your Church,
may it be a true light to all nations.
May the Spirit of Your Son Jesus,
guide the words and actions of all Christians today.
We pray for all who are searching for truth,
bring them Your light and Your love.
“Give us, Lord,
a humble, quiet, peaceable,
patient, tender and charitable mind
and in all our thoughts,
words and deeds
a taste of the Holy Spirit.
Give us, Lord,
a lively faith,
a firm hope,
a fervent charity,
a love of You.
Take from us all lukewarmness in meditation,
dullness in prayer.
Give us fervour and delight in thinking of You
and Your grace, Your tender compassion towards us.
The things that we pray for, good Lord,
give us grace to labour for,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.