Loving God, wake us up to how important Jesus’ birth is to who we are and will become. Wake us up to your presence in our lives and in creation. Give us grateful hearts and the strength to do your work on this earth. Amen
Prayer of the Day
Jesus, thank you for teaching us to remember what’s truly important in our lives. Help us not lose sight of the real meaning of this season. Amen.
Creator Spirit, we breath you like air, see because you are light, feel your energy in our own. In you, we begin. In you, we end. In your love we live each day. Thank you for today. Amen
Feast of St. Lucy St. Lucy, pray for us. Help us be light for those we meet today.
Our Lady of Guadalupe God of power and mercy, you blessed the Americas at Tepeyac with the presence of the Virgin Mary of Guadalupe. May her prayers help all men and women to accept each other as brothers and sisters. Through your justice present in our hearts may your peace reign in the world. We …
The wise men knelt at Jesus’ feet. He was so small. He was so sweet, sleeping upon his mother’s breast, like a new fledgling in its nest. Their gifts his small hands could not hold— the myrrh, the frankincense, the gold. He was too young to speak with them who sought his face in Bethlehem, …
May God bless you and keep you. May God watch over you in kindness. May God grant you a life of good health, joy, and peace. Traditional Jewish blessing
May the God of peace, make you holy through and through, and keep you sound in spirit, soul and body, free of any fault when our Lord Jesus Christ comes. He who calls you keeps faith; he will do it. 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24
May we be blessed by the Light of Christ. May a spark be kindled in each heart, to flicker like a candle flame. May Christ fill us with his light so that we may illuminate a dark place, for his sake. Amen. ~ The Community of the Holy Name, Oakwood, England
Feast of St. Nicholas We are formed by what we admire. Today we admire St. Nicholas, the bishop of Myra in 4th century Turkey. He could have lived in splendor in a bishop’s palace, but chose to share his wealth with the least of his diocese. May Nicholas bless our bishop, _______, and strengthen him …