Loving God, I thank you for the gift of life
you gave and continue to give to me and to all of us.
Merciful God, I ask your pardon and forgiveness for my own failure and the failure of all people to respect and foster all forms of life
in our universe.
Gracious God, I pray that with your grace, I and all people will
reverence, protect, and promote all life
and that we will
be especially sensitive to the life
of the unborn, the abused, neglected, disabled, and the elderly. I pray, too, that all who make decisions about life
in any form will
do so with wisdom, love, and courage.
Living God, I praise and glorify you as Father, Source of all life, as Son, Savior of our lives, and as Spirit, Sanctifier of our lives.
Margaret Johanning, S.S.N.D.
Nihil Obstat: Joseph
Imprimatur: Anthony Cardinal
Archbishop of Philadelphia, June 1994
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O Lord and Vivifier,
Your grace has achieved for us
all that You had spoken and promised.
Grant us access to the place of Your peace.
For You are our Vivifier,
You are our Consoler,
You are our life Remedy,
You are our Standard of Victory.
Blessed are we, O Lord,
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