God of wonderful deeds, through the cross of Jesus you lead us to new life. We pray: Strengthen our faith, O God.
God our Rock, you uphold all who put their trust in you. In faith we pray: r. Give us peace, O God.
God of the covenant, you commissioned Matthew to preach the Good News. In company with him we pray: O God, hear our prayer.
Creating God, you bestowed upon your daughter Hildegard many spiritual gifts. In company with her we pray: Expand our hearts, O God.
May the Spirit of Christ be our hope through the day and our guard through the night, now and always. Amen.
Compassionate God, you gave Mary the grace to share in the passion and suffering of Jesus at the foot of the cross. With her we pray: Show us your mercy, O God.
May God bring us together to feast at the heavenly table and share in the inheritance Christ has won for us. Amen.
Generous God, you gave Peter Claver courage and compassion. Inspired by his work for justice, we pray: Provide us with your grace, O God.
Mighty God, your wonderful works fill us with awe. In faith we pray: God, fill us with your light.
May we prefer nothing to the love of Christ, and may he bring us together to everlasting life. Amen.