[A family prayer
for eight days after the Feast of Pentecost,
or the Octave
of Pentecost. Since Vatican II, the Church officially
celebrates only two octaves, the Easter Octave
and the Christmas
But these prayers
can still be prayed.]
Alleluia, the Spirit
of the Lord
has filled the whole world.
Come, let us adore Him, Alleluia.
Let us pray. O God,
on this day Thou didst teach the hearts of Thy faithful people
by the light of Thy Holy Spirit;
grant us by the same Spirit
judgment in all things
and ever to rejoice in His consolations.
Send forth Thy Spirit, and they shall be created;
and Thou shalt renew the face of the earth, Alleluia
of the Lord
has filled the whole world, Alleluia.
And He who embraces all things knows every spoken word, Alleluia.
The charity of God
is poured forth in our hearts by the Holy Spirit
who has been given to us, Alleluia.
Merciful Father, I am guilty of sin. I confess my sins before you and I am sorry for them. Your promises are just; therefore I trust that you will forgive me my sins and cleanse me from every stain of sin. Jesus himself is the proposition for my sins and those of the whole world. I put my hope in his ... continue reading
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