V. Our help is in the name of the Lord.
R. Who has made heaven
V. The Lord
be with you.
R. And with your spirit.
Let us pray.
Lend a willing ear, Lord
God, to our prayers, and bless this vehicle with Your holy right
hand. Direct Your holy angels
to accompany it, that they may free those who ride in it from all dangers, and always guard them. And just as by Your deacon Philip You gave faith
to the man
as he sat in his chariot reading the Sacred Word, so, point out to Your servants the way of salvation. Grant that, aided by Your grace, and with their hearts set on good
works, they may, after all the joys and sorrows of this journey through life, merit
to receive eternal joys, through Christ
(And it is sprinkled with holy water.)
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- Your candle will serve as a symbol of your sincere and prayerful intentions.
- Our prayer community will join you in prayer, multiplying the voices in petition with you.
- Your candle can be shared with friends and family, if you wish.
- These candles are perfect for loved ones, as memorials, and for those in need who are far away.
Before: Bless us, O Lord! and these Thy gifts, which we are about to receive from Thy bounty, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
After: We give Thee thanks for all Thy benefits, O Almighty God, who livest and reignest world without end. Amen. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, ... continue reading
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