Deacon Brother Thomas More Garrett
Dominican House of Studies
Date of Prayer: 12/16/2014
Opening Prayer Given by the Guest Chaplain:
Dear God, as we enter a time of expectation and new beginnings, help us to direct our minds toward the things that will last.
Let us be attentive to why we act and what we seek and how we want our last days to be spent.
Give us the space to rest this season in the cell of self–knowledge.
Remove the curtains of ignorance that shield us from the light of faith.
Open us to transcendent wisdom, and enlighten the dark corners of our neglected hearts and scatter there Your cheerful beams.
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