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A Prayer from the Leonine Sacramentary

Oldest surviving worship guide in Latin Christianity

We beseech Thee, O Lord, let our hearts be graciously enlightened by Thy holy radiance, that we may serve Thee without fear in holiness and righteousness all the days of our life; that so we may survive the storms of this world, and with Thee for our Pilot attain the haven of eternal brightness; through Thy mercy, O blessed Lord, Who dost live and govern all things, world without end. Amen.

Bibliography: Potts, J. Manning. “Prayers of the Early Church.” Prayers of the Early Church, edited by J. Manning Potts. Accessed February 2, 2021. https://www.gutenberg.org/files/48247/48247-h/48247-h.htm.

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