Friday, January 18, 2008

Magnificat Magazine

I started reading Magnificat Magazine for daily prayer at the beginning of this month. It's kind of nice because it still works even if I miss a part (it has prayers and readings for Morning, Mass and Evening - I generally only get to the Morning and Evening parts).

These two parts, for me, were especially poignant and timely:


God wipes away our tears of repentance with the hand of mercy. Let us pray for ourselves and for all sinners:

Response: O Lord, hear! O Lord, pardon!

Forgive us our pride:

Forgive us our stubbornness of heart:

Forgive us our anger against one another: R

Forgive us our greed in all its forms:

Forgive us our mercilessness:

Forgive us the harm we have done:
And also this final prayer for the morning:

God of mercy and compassion, you hold out to us the hand of your mercy to raise us up from the misery our selfish sinfulness has brought upon us and upon those whose lives we touch. Teach us to weep where we have caused weeping, to mourn where we have caused mourning, and to lift up what we have brought low. In hope and trust, we turn to you for healing, through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen.

1 comment:

His Servant: Ann Kraeger said...

I have used Magnificat for years and would be lost without it. It is great for a busy mom. God bless you on your find.