Speak Lord: Bring us to life

 

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Send forth your spirit, O Lord, and renew the face of the earth. or Alleluia!

Bless the Lord, my soul!
Lord God, how great you are,
How many are your works, O Lord!
The earth is full of your riches.

Send forth your spirit, O Lord, and renew the face of the earth. or Alleluia!

You take back your spirit, they die,
returning to the dust from which they came.
You send forth your spirit, they are created;
and you renew the face of the earth.

Send forth your spirit, O Lord, and renew the face of the earth. or Alleluia!

May the glory of the Lord last for ever!
May the Lord rejoice in his works!
May my thoughts be pleasing to him.
I find my joy in the Lord.

Send forth your spirit, O Lord, and renew the face of the earth. or Alleluia!

Responsorial Psalm for Mass on Pentecost Day
Psalm 103(104):1,24,29-31,34

How dependent we are on the Spirit to revive, encourage, draw us forward. How we flounder when we close our mind and and heart to her promptings.

  • Pray for God’s gifts in you to be renewed this Pentecost.
  • Pray for the gifts to be renewed also in the other members of your community.

Stained glass. St Roch, Montpellier. (c) 2017, Allen Morris

 

 

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