Daily offering

During your day, take a moment of silence and become aware of God’s gaze upon you and the world. Pray this prayer as you offer the gift of this day of your life to God.

Divine master and saviour Who redeemed humankind By rising in triumph from the dead But only after having first passed through The agony of your passion And the sacrifice of the cross Never let me forget That there is no other way of carrying on...
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Jesus Priest and victim Who gathered your apostles round a supper table In your last night on earth And as the supreme proof of your love for them And through them for all humankind Gave them a new commandment to love one another A practical example...
Vine with grapes.
Divine Master and Saviour Who revealed your message Not to the influential and learned But to the little ones of the world The simple, the ignorant and the weak And chose them to proclaim it to humankind So that your power and grace Might shine...
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Divine Master and Saviour Who came into this world To preach the good news to the poor Heal the sick Comfort the persecuted And raise the humble And who yourself worked as a manual labourer In total obscurity For most of your life If it is your will...
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Jesus Lord and leader Who chose to save humankind Not through the power of your omnipotence Nor the wonder of your miracles Nor the splendour of your Godhead But rather through the poverty of your birth The humility and obedience of your life And...
Footprints in sand
Jesus Lord and leader May I never forget I have answered your call To serve under your standard In your own society Not in order to make a great name for myself Nor to win fame for being learned in the eyes of the world Nor to gain any human esteem...
A potter at work
Jesus Lord and leader Who has invited me to join with you In conquering the entire world for your father In spreading a genuine revolution Based on the principles of your gospel Inspired by your love and example And alone capable of bringing to all...
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Ever-loving father Who manifests your omnipotence Principally in sparing and forgiving Whose most characteristic feature Is to have mercy on and pardon sinners And who rejoiced more over the repentance of one sinner Than over ninety-nine just who...
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Ever-loving father Who rejoiced in everything created because it was good And who gave us reason and liberty In order to love and serve you And thus share in the life of the blessed Trinity Enjoying your happiness for ever Give me an intense hatred...
Man at edge if sea, looking down
Omnipotent and everlasting God Creator of all things Heavenly father In my work today And throughout my life May I your creature Seek only yourself Your praise, reverence and service And use all other things on the face of the earth Which you have...
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