~ Mark 6:34
let the gift of your life continue to grow in us,
drawing us from death to faith, hope, and love.
Keep us alive in Christ Jesus.
Keep us watchful in prayer and true to his teaching
till your glory is revealed in us.
Grant this through Christ our Lord.
(Alternative Opening Prayer of Mass:Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
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