in your wisdom
you have called
certain women and men
to a life
of special consecration
so that in prayerful observance
of a lifestyle of poverty,
chaste celibacy and obedience,
they might be witnesses to us
that as St. Paul
"our true citizenship is in heaven."
Give them, Lord,
of joy and perseverance
in their holy vocation.
We ask this through Christ, our Lord.
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Govern by all Thy Wisdom, O Lord,
so that my soul may always be serving Thee as Thou dost Will,
and not as I may choose.
Do not punish me, I beseech Thee,
by granting that which I wish
or ask if it offended Thy Love,
which would always live in me.
Let me die to myself,
so that I may love Thee. ... continue reading
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