Spirit of wisdom
enlighten our minds to perceive the mysteries
of the universe
in relation to eternity.
Spirit of right
judgment and courage,
guide us and make us firm in our baptismal decision
to follow Jesus' way of love.
Spirit of knowledge
help us to see the lasting value of justice
and mercy in our everyday dealings with one another.
May we respect life
as we work to solve problems of family
economy and ecology.
Spirit of God,
spark our faith,
hope and love into new action each day.
Fill our lives with wonder and awe
in your presence which penetrates all creation.
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O God, Who has commanded us
to honour our father and mother,
have compassion in Thy mercy,
on the souls of my father and mother;
forgive them their sins,
and grant that I may see them
in the joy of eternal brightness.
Through Christ our Lord.
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