Spirit Prayer of Blessed Edmund Rice

Love filled the heart of Blessed Edmund, inspiring him to give all for you – SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS LOVE

 

  • Joy filled the heart of Blessed Edmund who found his happiness in seeing and serving you in the poor. SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS JOY
  • Peace filled the heart of Blessed Edmund who trusted in you and your providence through countless difficulties. SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS PEACE
  • Patience filled the heart of Blessed Edmund who held to being a man of faith even when misunderstood and opposed. SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS PATIENCE
  • Kindness filled the heart of Blessed Edmund who always had time for the smallest and weakest. SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS KINDNESS
  • Goodness filled the heart of Blessed Edmund whose broad vision saw ways all around him to spread the goodness of the kingdom. SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS GOODNESS
  • Gentleness filled the heart of Blessed Edmund who brought the gentleness of Christ to all his relationships. SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS GENTLENESS
  • Faithfulness filled the heart of Blessed Edmund who did not give in to discouragement. SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS FAITHFULNESS
  • Self-giving filled the heart of Blessed Edmund who prayed constantly that your will be done in him. SPIRIT OF GOD, GRANT US THIS SELF-GIVING

Lord, to live in your Spirit is not to be complete but to be open, not to be perfect but to be growing, not to have arrived but to be firmly on the way. Help us to continue on the path of Jesus in the way of Blessed Edmund Rice and to be faithful to the gift and spirit he has left us. AMEN

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