David Allen, of Mary Immaculate of Lourdes parish, explores the spiritual depth of the collect prayers found and read in the Roman Missal, bringing insight into the structure of the prayer, relevant scriptural and historic background, and offers contemporary contexts where helpful.
|Precious Blood Collect||
As we offer our oblation to Your majesty, O Lord, may we draw near in these mysteries to Jesus, the Mediator of the New Covenant, and celebrate anew the sprinkling of His Blood, in which lies all our salvation. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. PRECIOUS BLOOD PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Missale Romanum 1970(MR ‘70)
|Corpus Christi Collect||
O God, who in this wonderful Sacrament have left us a memorial of Your Passion, grant us, we pray, so to revere the sacred mysteries of Your Body and Blood that we may always experience in ourselves the fruits of Your redemption. Who live and reign, etc. Amen. CORPUS CHRISTI Missale Romanum 1970(MR ‘70)
O God, Who this day hast taught the hearts of the faithful by the light of the Holy Ghost, grant that by the gift of the same Spirit we may be always truly wise and ever rejoice in His consolation. Through our Lord…in the unity of the same Holy Ghost…etc. Amen PENTECOST / Missale Romanum […]