We place ourselves before the mercy of God for the times we have not trusted in God's guidance.
God renews the Earth. We pray to take our part in that renewal.
We acknowledge our faults before the Lord, who takes away our sins.
We turn to you, Lord, who gathers and guides us in your wisdom.
My sisters and brothers, we pray to hear God's voice in our lives.
We turn to God who fills our hearts with repentance.
As we begin a new year of ordinary time, our scripture readings tell us new beginnings. In a spirit of conversion we ask for God's mercy.
As we celebrate the Baptism of Jesus when God poured down the Holy Spirit, we ask that God bless us with the grace of forgiveness.
The celebration of the Epiphany of the Lord offers us a vision of justice and peace. We pray for the healing of all division and violence.
On this day of celebration of the coming of God's Son, we pray for the grace to welcome him and follow him.