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Evening Prayer 23 June 2021

Topic: Evening Prayer
Time: Jun 23, 2021 07:30 PM London

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Evening Prayer

23  June, 2021.

 

Preparation

O God, make speed to save us.

O Lord, make haste to help us.

 

I love you, O Lord my strength.

The Lord is my crag, my fortress and my deliverer.

In my distress I called upon the Lord

and cried out to my God for help.

He heard my voice in his temple

and my cry came to his ears.

He parted the heavens and came down

and thick darkness was under his feet.

He rode upon the cherubim and flew;

he came flying on the wings of the wind.

He made darkness his covering round about him,

dark waters and thick clouds his pavilion.

From the brightness of his presence, through the clouds

burst hailstones and coals of fire.

The Lord also thundered out of heaven;

the Most High uttered his voice with hailstones and coals of fire.

For you will save a lowly people

and bring down the high looks of the proud.

You also shall light my candle;

the Lord my God shall make my darkness to be bright.

As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the Lord is tried in the fire;

he is a shield to all who trust in him.

Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit;

as it was in the beginning is now and shall be for ever. Amen.

 

Opening prayer

That this evening may be holy, good and peaceful, let us pray with one heart and mind.

As our evening prayer rises before you, O God, so may your mercy come down upon us to cleanse our hearts and set us free to sing your praise now and for ever.

 

The word of God

St. Mark 6:45-52

Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. After saying farewell to them, he went up on the mountain to pray.

When evening came, the boat was out on the lake, and he was alone on the land. When he saw that they were straining at the oars against an adverse wind, he came towards them early in the morning, walking on the lake. He intended to pass them by. But when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought it was a ghost and cried out; for they all saw him and were terrified. But immediately he spoke to them and said, ‘Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.’ Then he got into the boat with them and the wind ceased. And they were utterly astounded, for they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened.

 

Address

 

Canticle: Magnificat

My soul doth magnify the Lord.

And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

For he hath regarded: the lowliness of his handmaiden: For behold, from henceforth: all generations shall call me blessed.

For he that is mighty hath magnified me: and holy is his Name.

And his mercy is on them that fear him: throughout all generations.

He hath shewed strength with his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.

He hath put down the mighty from their seat: and hath exalted the humble and meek.

He hath filled the hungry with good things: and the rich he hath sent empty away.

He remembering his mercy hath holpen his servant Israel:

As he promised to our forefathers, Abraham and his seed for ever.

Setting by George Dyson

 

Prayers of intercession

Prayers may be offered:

for peace

for individuals & their needs

for the social services

for all who work in the criminal justice system

for victims and perpetrators of crime

for the work of aid agencies throughout the world

for those living in poverty or under oppression

Eternal Lord, our beginning and our end: bring us with the whole creation to your glory, hidden through past ages and made known in Jesus Christ our Lord Amen.

 

The Conclusion

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with us all evermore. Amen.

Let us bless the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

 

 

Compline 16 June 2021

Topic: Compline 16 June 2021

Time: Jun 16, 2021 07:30 PM

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WEDNESDAY, 16 JUNE 2021:  COMPLINE

 

PREPARATION

OPENING PRAYER

The Lord almighty grant us a quiet night and a perfect end.

Amen.

 

Our help is in the name of the Lord

who made heaven and earth.

 

A period of silence for reflection on the past day follows.

 

Most merciful God,

we confess to you,

before the whole company of heaven and one another,

that we have sinned in thought, word and deed

and in what we have failed to do.

Forgive us our sins,

heal us by your Spirit

and raise us to new life in Christ. Amen.

 

O God, make speed to save us.

O Lord, make haste to help us.

 

Glory to the Father, and to the Son ■

and to the Holy Spirit;

as it was in the beginning, is now, ■

and shall be for ever. Amen.

 

PRAYER FOR CALM

Calm me, O Lord, as you stilled the storm.

Still me, O Lord, keep me from harm.

Let all the tumult within me cease.

Enfold me, Lord, in your peace.

 

Father, bless the work that is done

and the work that is to be.

 

Gather, bless the servant that I am

and the servant that I will be.

 

THE WORD OF GOD

PSALM

Psalm 116

1    I love the Lord,

for he has heard the voice of my supplication;  ♦

because he inclined his ear to me

on the day I called to him.

2    The snares of death encompassed me;

the pains of hell took hold of me;  ♦

by grief and sorrow was I held.

3    Then I called upon the name of the Lord:  ♦

‘O Lord, I beg you, deliver my soul.’

4    Gracious is the Lord and righteous;  ♦

our God is full of compassion.

5    The Lord watches over the simple;  ♦

I was brought very low and he saved me.

6    Turn again to your rest, O my soul,  ♦

for the Lord has been gracious to you.

7    For you have delivered my soul from death,  ♦

my eyes from tears and my feet from falling.

8    I will walk before the Lord  ♦

in the land of the living.

9    I believed that I should perish

for I was sorely troubled;  ♦

and I said in my alarm,

‘Everyone is a liar.’

10  How shall I repay the Lord  ♦

for all the benefits he has given to me?

11  I will lift up the cup of salvation  ♦

and call upon the name of the Lord.

12  I will fulfil my vows to the Lord  ♦

in the presence of all his people.

13  Precious in the sight of the Lord  ♦

is the death of his faithful servants.

14  O Lord, I am your servant,  ♦

your servant, the child of your handmaid;

you have freed me from my bonds.

15  I will offer to you a sacrifice of thanksgiving  ♦

and call upon the name of the Lord.

16  I will fulfil my vows to the Lord  ♦

in the presence of all his people,

17  In the courts of the house of the Lord,  ♦

in the midst of you, O Jerusalem.

Alleluia.

 

Glory to the Father, and to the Son ■

and to the Holy Spirit;

as it was in the beginning, is now, ■

and shall be for ever. Amen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A READING

Luke 6: 43-45

‘No good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit; for each tree is known by its own fruit. Figs are not gathered from thorns, nor are grapes picked from a bramble bush. The good person out of the good treasure of the heart produces good, and the evil person out of evil treasure produces evil; for it is out of the abundance of the heart that the mouth speaks.

 

ADDRESS

 

RESPONSORY

Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit.

Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit.

 

For you have redeemed me, Lord God of truth.

I commend my spirit.

 

Glory to the Father and to the Son

and to the Holy Spirit.

Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit.

 

Keep me as the apple of an eye.

Hide me under the shadow of thy wings.

 

THE GOSPEL CANTICLE

NUNC DIMITTIS      The Song of Simeon  Luke 2: 29-32

Save us, O God, while waking,

and guard us while sleeping;

that awake we may watch with Christ,

and asleep we may rest in peace.

           

1 Now, Lord, you let your servant | go in | peace: ■

your | word has | been ful|filled.

2 My own eyes have | seen the · sal|vation ■

which you have prepared in the | sight of | every | people.

3 A light to re|veal you · to the | nations ■

and the | glory · of your | people | Israel.

 

Glory to the Father, and to the Son ■

and to the Holy Spirit;

as it was in the beginning, is now, ■

and shall be for ever. Amen.

 

Save us, O God, while waking,

and guard us while sleeping;

that awake we may watch with Christ,

and asleep we may rest in peace.

 

 

PRAYERS

Hear my prayer, O Lord;

listen to my cry.

 

Keep me as the apple of your eye;

hide me in the shadow of your wings.

 

I will lie down in peace and take my rest,

for it is in God alone that I dwell unafraid.

 

That you will give us a quiet night and a perfect end:

we pray to you, O Lord.

 

That you will have mercy upon us and grant us your salvation:

we pray to you, O Lord.

 

That you will keep us this night without sin:

we pray to you, O Lord.

 

That you will guard us and give us your blessing:

we pray to you, O Lord.

 

That you will bring us with all your saints to glory everlasting:

we pray to you, O Lord.

 

That you would bless those whom we name now….

we pray to you, O Lord.

 

Let us commend ourselves, and all for whom we pray,

to the mercy and protection of God.

 

A period of silence is kept.

COLLECTS

Almighty God,

you have knit together your elect

in one communion and fellowship

in the mystical body of your Son Christ our Lord:

Grant us grace so to follow your blessed saints

in all virtuous and godly living

that we may come to those inexpressible joys

that you have prepared for those who truly love you;

through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

Visit our homes, O Lord, we pray,

and drive far from them the snares of the enemy;

may your holy angels dwell with us and guard us in peace,

and may your blessing be always upon us;

through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

THE LORD’S PRAYER

Uniting our prayers with the whole company of heaven,

let us pray with confidence as our Saviour has taught us.

Our Father, who art in heaven,

Hallowed be thy Name,

Thy kingdom come,

Thy will be done,

On earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses,

As we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation,

But deliver us from evil. Amen.

 

THE ENDING

Thou Lord and God of power,

shield and sustain me this night.

 

I will lie down this night with God at my side,

and God will lie down with me;

I will lie down this night with Christ at my side,

and Christ will lie down with me;

I will lie down this night with the Spirit at my side,

and the Spirit will lie down with me;

God and Christ and the Spirit,

be lying down with me.

 

The peace of God

be over me to shelter me,

under me to uphold me,

about me to protect me,

behind me to direct me,

ever with me to save me.

 

The peace of all peace

be mine this night

in the name of the Father,

and of the Son,

and of the Holy Spirit.

Amen.

Evening Prayer 9th June 2021

Topic: Evening Prayer

Time: Jun 9, 2021 07:30 PM Dublin

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A Celtic Evening Liturgy from the Iona Community for St. Columba’s Day.

8  June, 2021.

 

Opening response

Come to us this night, O God

Come to us with light.

A candle is lit

Speak to us this night, O God

Speak to us your truth.

A Bible is placed centrally

Dwell with us this night, O God

Dwell with us in love.

A cross is placed centrally

 

Prayer of thanksgiving

Thanks be to you O Christ

For the many gifts you have bestowed on us, each day and night, each sea and land, each weather fair, each calm, each wild.

Each night may we remember your mercy given so gently and generously

Each thing we have received, from you it came; each thing for which we hope, from your love it will come; each thing we enjoy, it is of your bounty; each thing we ask, comes of your disposing.

 

 

The word of God

O God, as these words are read

in our hearts may we feel your presence.

St. John 12:20-26

Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, ‘Sir, we wish to see Jesus.’ Philip went and told Andrew; then Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus. Jesus answered them, ‘The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Those who love their life lose it, and those who hate their life in this world will keep it for eternal life. Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there will my servant be also. Whoever serves me, the Father will honour.

 

Address

 

Anthem: O Jesus every moment

O Jesus, every moment be in my heart and mind;

O Jesus, stir my heart with sorrow for my sins;

O Jesus, fill me heart with never failing love;

O Jesus, sweet master, never part from me.

 

O Jesus is my king, my friend and my love;

O Jesus is my shelter from sinning and from death;

O Jesus, my gladness, my mirror all my days;

O Jesus, my dearest Lord, never part from me.

 

O Jesus, be for ever in my heart and my mouth;

O Jesus, be for ever in my thought and my prayer;

O Jesus, be for ever in my quiet mind;

O Jesus, my sweet Lord, do not leave me alone.

 

Affirmation of faith

We believe, O God, that you are the eternal God of life,

We believe, O God, that you are the eternal God of love.

We believe, O God and maker of all creation, that you are the creator of the high heavens, that you are the creator of the deep seas, that you are the creator of the stable earth.

We believe, O God of all the peoples, that you created our souls and set their warp, that you created our bodies and gave them breath, that you made us in your own image.

We give you our worship with our whole lives, we give you our assent with our whole power, we give you our existence with our whole mind, we give you our kneeling with our whole desire.

 

Prayers of concern

O Christ, kindle in our hearts within a flame of love to our neighbour, to our foes, to our friends, to our kindred all.

O Christ of the poor and the yearning, from the humblest thing that lives to the name that is highest of all, kindle in our hearts within a flame of love.

Prayers may be offered:

for peace

for individuals & their needs

for the social services

for all who work in the criminal justice system

for victims and perpetrators of crime

for the work of aid agencies throughout the world

for those living in poverty or under oppression

We are placing our souls and our bodies under your guarding this night, O Christ.

O Son of the tears, of the wounds, of the piercings, may your cross this night be shielding all. Amen.

 

Blessing

Be the great God between your shoulders to protect you in your going and your coming; be the Son of Mary near your heart; and be the perfect Spirit upon you pouring. Amen.

 

Sending out

As the night watch looks for the morning

so do we look for you, O Christ. Amen.

 

Mental Health Promotion Project

The Church of Ireland’s mental health promotion project, MindMattersCOI,
is seeking people to take part in its survey to support the development of
a Church of Ireland Mental Health Promotion Strategy. The survey will
take about 15 minutes to complete and is completely confidential and
anonymous. It explores understanding and awareness of mental health
and mental health problems among people of the Church of Ireland. The
project team is also looking for participants to join its focus groups.
The survey, and full information on the MindMattersCOI project, is
available on the website: https://mindmatters.ireland.anglican.org

Al Ahli Hospital, Gaza

The recent situation in the Holy Land has put huge pressure on hospitals,
including Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza city which is run by our partners in the
Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. Dublin & Glendalough has previously
supported Al Ahli Hospital by raising funds to refurbish its on–call facilities
for staff and for solar panels. Now it is asking for donations to the hospital
over the next three weeks. While Anglicans represent only a tiny minority
of the population of Gaza, Al Ahli Hospital serves all people of Gaza city
without discrimination on religious, gender, social or political grounds.
the newly installed Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, the Most Revd
Hosam Naoum, appealed for support for the hospital. He said: “The
Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem is continuing its Christian mission of
bringing healing to the wounded, relief to those who have lost their homes
and livelihoods and comfort to those who mourn the loss of loved ones. Al
Ahli Hospital in Gaza has been on the frontlines of these relief efforts,
becoming a beacon of hope to those trying to remain alive under such dire
circumstances.” Archbishop Naoum said the hospital is in desperate need
of funds for fuel for its generators and to purchase emergency medicine
and supplies.
Dublin and Glendalough Council for Mission is coordinating the fundraising
drive for Al Ahli Hospital from May 24 to June 11. During that time
donations can be made securely by card via the Chris

Caretaker/Cleaner Required for Ashford Heritage Centre

Part-time position working 19 ½ hours per week
Would you like to be part of a team and work part- time in the Ashford
Heritage Centre? This is a wonderful opportunity to work in your local
community in an interesting and exciting environment where many events
and occasion are featured throughout the year.
This offers a great opportunity to get back into the work place, to avail of
free training, or indeed to get out of the house and engage with people.
The only requirement: you must be in receipt of Social Welfare payment
for 12 months and be over 21 years of age.
If you think this might be for you contact Martina on mrobinson@wtcdl.ie
and I will respond to any questions you have. This is a Community
Employment initiative, connecting you and your local community through
employment.

Irish Birds

The fourth Birds of Conservation Concern in Ireland review has just been
published in the journal ‘Irish Birds’; 63% of regularly occurring Irish bird
species are now threatened, with 54 species on the ‘Red List’ (high
conservation concern) and 79 on the ‘Amber List’ (medium concern).
Farmland and upland birds (especially waders) are most affected. Once
common species are disappearing from large swathes of the country. An
inspiring book, ‘Curlew Moon’ by Mary Colwell, chronicles the sad decline of
this iconic species, whose distinctive call is beloved by so many. Birds such
as Snipe and Lapwing, also with evocative breeding sounds, Meadow Pipit,
with its captivating parachute breeding displays, or Skylark singing from on
high are suffering devastating declines. Efforts are now underway to try
and prevent some species from becoming extinct in Ireland. Meanwhile, it
is important that wild areas are retained; every boggy field margin is
needed. On a more positive note, 78 species on the ‘Green List’ are doing
better, some even increasing in numbers. Large flocks of the charismatic
Goldfinch at feeders, mewing Buzzards soaring overhead, recent colonisers
such as Little Egret and Great Spotted Woodpecker all add to biodiversity.

The Hub – June

Ashford Charity Shop is now back in action. Old stock has been removed
and new goods are on display. Sales have been good since re-opening. It
has received word of a successful application for a Community Award Grant
amounting to €500. Well done to all volunteers!

“I Believe” (Andrea Bocelli and Catherine Jenkins)

One day I’ll hear
The laugh of children
In a world where war has been banned
One day I’ll see
Men of all colours
Sharing words of love and devotion
Stand up and feel
The Holy Spirit
Find the power of your faith
Open your heart
To those who need you
In the name of love and devotion
Yes, I believe
I believe in the people
Of all nations
To join and to care
For love
I believe in a world
Where light will guide us
And giving our love
We’ll make heaven on earth
I believe in the people
Of all nations
To join and to care
For love
I believe in a world
Where light will guide us
And giving our love
We’ll make heaven on earth
Yes, I believe
I believe in the people
Of all nations
To join and to care
For love
I believe in a world
Where light will guide us
And giving our love
We’ll make heaven on earth
I believe

Evening Prayer Wednesday 2 June 2021

Topic: Evening Prayer 2 June

Time: Jun 2, 2021 07:30 PM Dublin

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Wednesday 2 June 2021: Evening Prayer

 

SERVICE OF LIGHT

Jesus Christ, you are the light of the world;

the light no darkness can overcome;

Stay with us now, for it is evening,

and the day is almost over.

Let your light scatter the darkness,

and shine within your people here.

 

EVENING HYMN

Joyous light of heav’nly glory, loving glow of God’s own face,

You who sing creation’s story, shine on ev’ry land and race.

Now as evening falls around us, we shall raise our songs to you,

God of daybreak, God of shadows, come and light our hearts anew.

 

In the stars that grace the darkness, in the blazing sun of dawn,

In the light of peace and wisdom, we can hear your quiet song.

Love that fills the night with wonder, love that warms the weary soul,

Love that bursts all chains asunder, set us free and make us whole.

 

You who made the heaven’s splendor, ev’ry dancing star of night,

Make us shine with gentle justice, let us each reflect your light.

Mighty God of all creation, gentle Christ who lights our way,

Loving Spirit of salvation, lead us on to endless day.

Marty Haugen (b. 1950)

 

EVENING THANKSGIVING

May God be with you all,

and also with you.

Let us sing our thanks to God;

it is right to give God thanks and praise.

 

Blessed are you, Creator of the universe,

from old you have led your people by night and day.

May the light of your Christ make our darkness bright,

for your Word and your presence are the light of our pathways,

and you are the light and life of all creation. Amen.

 

THE WORD OF GOD

Psalm 140

Let my prayer rise up like incense before you, the lifting up of my hands as an offering to you.

 

O God, I call to you, come to me now; O hear my voice when I cry to you.

Let my prayer rise up like incense before you, the lifting up of my hands as an offering to you.

 

Keep watch within me God, deep in my heart may the light of your love be burning bright.

Let my prayer rise up like incense before you, the lifting up of my hands as an offering to you.

 

All praise to the God of all – Creator of life; all praise be to Christ and the Spirit of love.

Let my prayer rise up like incense before, the lifting up of my hands as an offering to you.

 

May our prayers come before you, O God, as incense,

and may your presence surround and fill us,

so that in union with all creation, we might sing your praise and your love in our lives:

Amen

 

Psalm 20

May the Lord hear you in the day of trouble, ♦︎

the name of the God of Jacob defend you;

Send you help from his sanctuary ♦︎

   and strengthen you out of Zion;

Remember all your offerings ♦︎

and accept your burnt sacrifice;

Grant you your heart’s desire ♦︎

   and fulfil all your mind.

May we rejoice in your salvation

and triumph in the name of our God; ♦︎

may the Lord perform all your petitions.

Now I know that the Lord will save his anointed; ♦︎

   he will answer him from his holy heaven,

with the mighty strength of his right hand.

Some put their trust in chariots and some in horses, ♦︎

but we will call only on the name of the Lord our God.

They are brought down and fallen, ♦︎

   but we are risen and stand upright.

O Lord, save the king ♦︎

and answer us when we call upon you.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

and to the Holy Spirit;

as it was in the beginning, is now,

and shall be for ever. Amen.

 

Mark 4: 21-25

He said to them, ‘Is a lamp brought in to be put under the bushel basket, or under the bed, and not on the lampstand? For there is nothing hidden, except to be disclosed; nor is anything secret, except to come to light. Let anyone with ears to hear listen!’ And he said to them, ‘Pay attention to what you hear; the measure you give will be the measure you get, and still more will be given you. For to those who have, more will be given; and from those who have nothing, even what they have will be taken away.’

 

ADDRESS

 

Silence for Meditation

 

The Light shines in the darkness

and the darkness has not overcome it.

 

 

 

 

 

THE ANNUNCIATION

Luke 1: 26-28, 30-32, 38

An angel went from God to a town called Nazareth to a woman whose name was Mary. The angel said to her, “Rejoice, O highly favored, for God is with you. You shall bear a child and his name shall be Jesus, the Chosen One of God Most High.” And Mary said, “I am the servant of my God, I live to do your will.”

 

THE MAGNIFICAT

My soul proclaims your greatness, O God, and my spirit rejoices in you.

You have looked with love on your servant here, and blessed me all my life through.

Great and mighty are you, O Holy One, strong is your kindness evermore.

How you favour the weak and lowly one, humbling the proud of heart.

 

You have cast the mighty down from their thrones, and uplifted the humble of heart.

You have filled the hungry with wondrous things, and left the wealthy no part.

Great and mighty are you, O Faithful One, strong is your justice strong your love.

As you promised to Sarah and Abraham, kindness forevermore.

 

My soul proclaims your greatness, O God, and my spirit rejoices in you.

You have looked with love on your servant here, and blessed me all my life through.

Marty Haugen (b. 1950)

 

LITANY AND PRAYERS

In peace, in peace, we pray to you:

God of mercy, hold us in love

For peace and salvation, we pray to you:

God of mercy, hold us in love

For peace between nations, for peace between peoples:

God of mercy, hold us in love

For us who are gathered to worship and praise you:

God of mercy, hold us in love

For all of your servants who live out your gospel:

God of mercy, hold us in love

For all those who govern, that justice might guide them:

God of mercy, hold us in love

For all those who labor in service to others:

God of mercy, hold us in love

Grant weather that nourishes all of creation:

God of mercy, hold us in love

Keep watch on your loved ones and keep us from danger:

God of mercy, hold us in love

For all the beloved who rest in your mercy:

God of mercy, hold us in love

Help us, comfort us, all of our days.

Keep us, hold us, gracious God.

 

Great and merciful God,

source and ground of all goodness and life,

give to your people the peace that passes all understanding,

and the will to live your gospel of mercy and justice,

through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen.

 

OPEN PRAYER

 

THE LORD’S PRAYER

God, remember us in your love, and teach to pray:

Our Father in heaven,

hallowed be your name.

Your Kingdom come:

your will be done on earth as in heaven.

Give us today our daily bread.

Forgive us our sins

as we forgive those who sin against us.

Save us from the time of trial,

and deliver us from evil.

For the Kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours,

now and forever. Amen

 

FINAL BLESSING

Let us bless our God:

Praise and thanks to you.

 

May God, Creator bless and keep us,

may Christ be ever light for our lives,

may the spirit of love be our guide and path,

for all of our days.

Amen