Look down upon me, good
and gentle Jesus
while before Your face I humbly kneel and,
with burning soul,
pray and beseech You
to fix deep in my heart lively sentiments
of faith, hope, and charity;
for my sins,
and a firm purpose of amendment.
While I contemplate,
with great love and tender pity,
Your five most precious wounds,
pondering over them within me
and calling to mind
the words which David,
Your prophet, said to You, my Jesus:
"They have pierced My hands and My feet,
they have numbered all My bones."
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The following are the Advent wreath prayers that change every week. They are prayed at the lighting of each candle every day during Advent.
The first candle is lit, and the prayer for the first week is said.
Let us pray.
Stir up Thy might, we beg Thee, O Lord,
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