As we come together at the table of the Lord, we turn to God for forgiveness.
Brothers and sisters, let us acknowledge our sins, and so prepare ourselves to celebrate the sacred mysteries.
As the people of God, we ask for God’s loving mercy.
My sisters and brother in Christ, let us pray to God to renew our lives.
We turn in prayer to the one who teaches us to pray.
We present ourselves to God, in hope of God’s mercy and forgiveness.
With faith in God's kindness, we turn to the Lord.
All the earth cries out to God, the psalm says today. In a spirit of worship we place ourselves before the mercy of God.
We turn to God who forgives our sins.
My friends in Christ, God has given the great gift of God's Son in the Eucharist. For when we have turned away from the presence of God in the world and one another, we pray for forgiveness.