through the resurrection of Jesus
news of Your love has touched the world.
By our baptism
we are reborn as your Children
Through the work of Your Spirit
of Your new creation
continues to unfold.
Watch over Your family
in the Archdiocese
Inspire us by the prompting of Your Spirit:
that our elders may dream new dreams
and our youth may find wisdom
Give us a courageous heart,
a bold voice and openness of mind,
and above all else, ears that listen.
Help us, as Your family,
to discover Your way:
story telling and dialogue which leads to understanding;
ideas which challenge growth;
a journey which will
We offer you this prayer
for you are our life, our strength
Our loving God, for ever and ever.
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God of power and mercy, open our hearts in welcome. Remove the things that hinder us from receiving Christ with joy, so that we may share his wisdom and become one with him when he comes in glory, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. continue reading
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