Christmas, Communion / Eucharist, Short

Prayer To Christ

Jesus Christ, you come to transfigure us and to renew us in the image of God: shine in our darkness. Jesus Christ, light of our hearts, you know our thirst: lead us to the wellspring of your Gospel. Jesus Christ, light of the world, you shine on every human being: enable us to discern your presence in each person. Jesus…

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Communion / Eucharist

Before Holy Communion

I shall receive the bread of heaven and call upon the Name of the Lord. Lord, I am not worthy that You should come under my roof, but speak the word only and my soul shall be healed. Amen.   (A traditional prayer for taking Holy Communion)

Communion / Eucharist

A Communion Thanksgiving

My Saviour Jesus, I kneel before you, I thank you for your Spirit’s gifts of faith, hope, and love. I thank you that your wounds have healed me. I thank you that the punishment upon you gives me peace. I thank you that your humble death has again given me bountiful life. Thank you for this wondrous love. Amen.  

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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Communion / Eucharist

After Holy Communion

We give thanks, almighty God, that you have refreshed us with this holy gift. We pray that through it you will strengthen our faith in you and our love for one another. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.