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Daily Prayer

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Daily Prayer March 13

Antiphon (mantra) repeat quietly:
It is good to give thanks, to lift our hearts to God.

Psalm 41
Happy are those concerned for the poor;
God will help them in times of trouble.
The Giver of Life will protect them;
they will not be abandoned.
Their enemies will not overtake them.

God will be their comfort
and restore them to health and happiness.

And now I pray,
"God, have mercy on me;
heal me, for I have sinned against you."

My foes speak evil against me:
"How long before that one dies
and no one remembers the name?"
They visit me and speak without sincerity;
when they leave they slander me.

My enemies whisper together against me;
they imagine the worst about me.
They say I will never rise again.
Even my friend, the one I trusted,
has turned against me.

Be merciful to me, Giver of Life;
restore my health.
Assure me of your love
and my foes will not triumph over me.
If you uphold me, I shall be unharmed
and remain in your presence forever.

Pray the Prayer of Jesus (Our Father)

Translation © 1998 Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Inc.