Daily Prayers for March 6

O Lord, let my soul rise up to meet you

as the day rises to meet the sun.

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

as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen.

Come, let us bow down and bend the knee : let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.

Song “Come, Ye Sinners”

Teach us, Lord, the unquenchable joy : of sins forgiven, friendship restored.

Psalm 32:6 8

I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord.” : Then you forgave me the guilt of my sin.

Therefore all the faithful will make their prayers to you in time of trouble : when the great waters overflow, they shall not reach them.

You are my hiding place; you preserve me from trouble : you surround me with shouts of deliverance.

Teach us, Lord, the unquenchable joy : of sins forgiven, friendship restored.

Genesis 45:16 – 28 Mark 2:23 – 3:6

Teach us, Lord, the unquenchable joy : of sins forgiven, friendship restored.

Twentieth-century mystic and philosopher Simone Weil said, “Today it is not nearly enough merely to be a saint; but we must have the saintliness demanded by the present moment, a new saintliness.”

Prayers for Others

Our Father

Lord, guide us to act, live, and pray as the times determine. Make our faith grow to accommodate the needs of your -people and the fulfillment of your kingdom. Amen.

May the peace of the Lord Christ go with you : wherever he may send you;

may he guide you through the wilderness : protect you through the storm;

may he bring you home rejoicing : at the wonders he has shown you;

may he bring you home rejoicing : once again into our doors.

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