Baptism, Communion / Eucharist, Lent & Cross

Anima Christi

Spirit of Christ, sanctify us. Body of Christ, save us. Blood of Christ, refresh us. Water from the side of Christ, wash us. Passion of Christ, strengthen us. Lord Jesus, hear us. Within your wounds hide us. Let us never be separated from you. From the power of darkness defend us. In the hour of death, call us so we come to…

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Baptism, Blessing, Children

Blessing For A Newborn

Welcome {name of child}, child of love. Blessed are you beyond telling, to be born to parents who love you and love each other. Blessed are you beyond telling that Christ was born just like you, And gave his life for you! May you be blessed to always know that God is ‘for you’ and will never leave or forsake you. Amen.  …

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Baptism

Traditional Baptism Prayer

Holy God, gracious Father:  We give you thanks, for in the beginning your Spirit moved over the waters and you created heaven and earth. By the gift of water you nourish and sustain us and all living things. By the waters of the flood you condemned the wicked and saved those whom you had chosen, Noah and his family. You…

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Baptism

Thank You For The Waters

Thank you Jesus for the waters, The waters over which the Holy Spirit hovered before the world was made, The waters of the Red Sea through which you saved Israel, The waters of the Jordan which healed the leper Namaan, The waters drawn from the well at Cana, The waters that you turned to wine to tell us the feast…

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