🌿 Palm Sunday 2019 🌿

 

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Lord God,
I give you thanks, for you are good, and your mercy is endless.
Here I stand, at the start of this holy week,
This week in which your church remembers Jesus’ passion and death,
And I am distracted by many things.
Turn my eyes now to the One who comes in your name
The one who opens the gates of righteousness
The one who answers when we call.
I bless you, Lord, for shining your light upon me,
And for sending your son to us, in human frailty.
To walk the road we walk.
Open my eyes that I may see him coming,
And may praise him with a pure heart.
And may walk in the way of his suffering,
And share also in his resurrection.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever.

Amen.

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-Excerpted from 8 Prayers to Pray Each Week of Holy Week by Rachel Marie Stone

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Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord 2019

Daily Lent Prayer
“Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall declare your praise.”

Collect:

Almighty ever-living God,
who as an example of humility for the human race to follow
caused our savior to take flesh and submit to the Cross,
graciously grant that we may head his lesson of patient suffering and so merit a share in his Resurrection.
Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

The Readings:

The Procession Gospel: Luke 19:28-40
Readings for Mass: John 12:12-16; Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22: 8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24; Philippians 2:6-11; Luke 22:14 – 23:56

Daily Meditation:

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Fifth Week of Lent 2019

Daily Lent Prayer
“Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall declare your praise.”

Collect:
By your help, we beseech you, Lord our God,
may we walk eagerly in that same charity
with which, out of love for the world,
your Son handed himself over to death.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. *

The Readings:
Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalms 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6; Philippians 3: 8-14; John 8:1-11

(For the Scrutinies Mass, use these readings from Cycle A)

Daily Meditation:

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Fourth Week of Lent 2019

Daily Lent Prayer
“Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall declare your praise.”

Collect:
O God, who through your word
reconcile the human race to yourself in a wonderful way,
grant, we pray,
that with prompt devotion and eager faith the Christian people may hasten
toward the solemn celebrations to come.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. *

The Readings
Joshua 5:9A, 10-12; Psalms 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7; 2 Corinthians 5:17-21; Luke 15:1-3, 11-32

(For the Scrutinies Mass, use these readings from Cycle A)

Daily Meditation:

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Third Sunday of Lent 2019

Daily Lent Prayer
“Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall declare your praise.”

Collect:
O God, author of every mercy and of all goodness,
who in fasting, prayer and almsgiving
have shown us a remedy for sin,
look graciously on this confession of our lowliness,
that we, who are bowed down by our conscience,
may always be lifted up by your mercy.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. *

Readings:
Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15; Psalms 103:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8-11; 1 Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12; Luke 13:1-9

(For the Scrutinies Mass, use these readings from Cycle A)

Daily Meditation:

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Second Sunday of Lent 2019

Daily Lent Prayer
“Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall declare your praise.”

Collect:

O God, who have commanded us
to listen to your beloved Son,
be pleased, we pray,
to nourish us inwardly by your word,
that, with spiritual sight made pure,
we may rejoice to behold your glory.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. *

The Readings
Genesis 15:5-12,17-18; Psalms 27:1, 7-8, 8-9, 13-14; Philippians 3:17 – 4:1 or Philippians 3:20 – 4:1; Luke 9:28B-36

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First Sunday of Lent 2019

Daily Lent Prayer
“Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall declare your praise.”

Collect:
Grant, almighty God,
through the yearly observances of holy Lent,
that we may grow in understanding
of the riches hidden in Christ
and by worthy conduct pursue their effects.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. *

The Readings
Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Psalm 91: 1-2, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15; Romans 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13

Daily Meditation:
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