Morning Offering

17
Jan

To you,

who walk with your heart filled by both fancies and ideals;
to You, whom the world fascinates and draws;
to You, who feel the law of the flesh in your members;
to You, who refuse to resign yourself to a life of mediocrity, and who are a pilgrim who cannot find a lasting city on earth, and recognize that you are a wanderer from another place;
to You, the members of the vanguard of an ideal, we dedicate these pages.
They who wrote them believed that the did so in the name of Your King.

Morning Offering

The psalmist once sang: “I offer my work the the King.”
It is worth while to work for a king.
Offer your works each day to the King who gives joy to your youth.
Recall to mind the words of the Spanish Saint: “I do not wish to work for a Lord who can die.”
Serve the Immortal King of Ages, the only One who deserves your total dedication.
Each morning at home and before leaving for the factory, the office, your studies or work offer your day to God by making an:

Offering of your day.

To the King of Ages, immortal and invisible, to the one and only God be all honor an glory for ever and ever. Amen

Lord, God almighty, who has brought us to the beginning of this day, strengthen us today by your virtue so that we do not fall into any sin, that our every word, thought and action be done according to Your holy law Through Jesus Christ, Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, forever and ever. Amen.

 

United through grace with all of the members of the universal church , we offer you, Lord, our being, our working, our thinking, our feelings and desiring so that by these we may serve Your greater glory in the growth of your Kingdom.  We intend to gain all the indulgences we can today, in reparation.

 

Grant, Lord God of heaven and earth, to direct and sanctify, rule and govern our souls and bodies, our feelings, words and deeds this day, along the path of your commandments and according to Your law. This so that through Your help we may merit to be safe and free both here and for eternity, Savior of the world, Who lives and reigns for ever and ever. Amen

 

May the Almight Lord direct our days and our actions in peace.  Amen

 

To our Blessed Mother

My Queen, my Mother, I give you myself, and to show my devotion to you, I consecrate to you my eyes, my mouth, my heart, my entire self.  Since, good Mother, I am your own, keep me defend me, as your property and possession. ”

To Our Guardian Angel

Graciously hear us, O holy Lord, Father Almighty, eternal God; and send down from heaven Your holy Angel, that he may watch over, foster, safeguard, abide with, and defend all who dwell in this house. Through Christ our Lord Amen.