Praying the Prayer of the Church
for the Weeks of Ordinary Time
This is the Prayer the Church uses this week of Ordinary Time
for the Liturgy of the Hours
and the Opening Prayer for the Masses of this week.
We can reflect upon it, pray it ourselves, with our family,
or adapt it for our concrete desires this week.
Weekly Guide for Daily Prayer for this week
The Collect for Week 5
Keep your family safe, O Lord, with unfailing care,
that, relying solely on the hope of heavenly grace,
they may be defended always by your protection.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.
The Roman Missal: the English Translation According to the Third Typical Edition
Approved for Use in the Dioceses of the United States of America
by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
and Confirmed by the Apostolic See
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