The collects are the short prayers set for each Sunday (and some other special days) in the church's year. They sum up, in a few sentences, something important about the theme for the week or the special occasion. Some of them are modern and some are based on old prayers that have great significance for many Christians.
- Published on 19 May 2013
God, who as at this time
taught the hearts of your faithful people
by sending to them the light of your Holy Spirit:
grant us by the same Spirit
to have a right judgement in all things
and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort;
through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Holy Spirit, sent by the Father,
ignite in us your holy fire;
strengthen your children with the gift of faith,
revive your Church with the breath of love,
and renew the face of the earth,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Common Worship: Calendar, Lectionary and Collects
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