The many faces of St. Francis from the Basilica

FODC Mid-Morning Prayer
Opening Versicle with the Glory Be
The Alleluia may be added except during Lent and Holy Week
Officiant: + O God, make speed to save us
People: O Lord, make haste to help us.
Officiant: Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
People: As it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.
The Psalms
As appointed using the monthly cycle or the following:
From Psalm 113
Give praise, you servants of the Lord; *
praise the Name of the Lord.
Let the Name of the Lord be blessed, *
from this time forth for evermore.
From the rising of the sun to its going down *
let the Name of the Lord be praised.
The Lord is high above all nations, *
and his glory above the heavens.
At the end of the Psalms is said:
Officiant: Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
People: As it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

A reading
O God, you will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are fixed on you; for in returning and rest we shall be saved in quietness and trust shall be our strength. (Isaiah 26:3; 30:15)
R. Thanks be to God.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy we have been born anew to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. 1 Peter 1:3
R. Thanks be to God.
Kyrie and Lordís Prayer
Officiant: Lord have mercy upon us
People: Christ have mercy upon us
Officiant: Lord have mercy upon us
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those
who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
and the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever. Amen.

The Hail Mary
Officiant: Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee, Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
People: Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Officiant Lord, hear our prayer;
People And let our cry come to you.
Officiant Let us pray.

Collect: Prayer for the World
O heavenly Father, who has filled the world with beauty: Open our eyes to behold your gracious hand in all your works; that, rejoicing in your whole creation, we may learn to serve you with gladness; for the sake of him through whom all things were made, your Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer to Fulfill Godís Will
O great God of Glory, enlighten the darkness of my mind. And give me, Lord, a correct faith, a firm hope, a perfect love that I may carry out your holy and true commands. Amen.

Officiant Let us bless the Lord.
People Thanks be to God.
Officiant + May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.
People And may light perpetual shine upon them.

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