Personal and Devotional Prayers

Priest: Let us pray to the Lord.

Chanter: Kyrie eleison.

Priest: O God our Savior, Who did deign to enter under the roof of Zacchaeus, unto salvation of the same and of all that were in the house;

Do you, the same Lord, keep safe also from harm them who now desire to dwell here,

And who, together with us unworthy ones, do offer unto You prayer and supplication:

Bless this (+) their home and dwelling, and preserve their life free from all adversity;

For unto You are due all glory, honor and worship, as also unto Your Eternal Father, and Your All Holy, Good and life-creating Spirit; both now and ever, and unto ages of ages:

Chanter: Amen.


The Fruits of True Prayer

Prayer is doxology, praise, thanksgiving, confession, supplication and intercession to God. "When I prayed I was new," wrote a great theologian of Christian antiquity, "but when I stopped praying I became old." Prayer is the way to renewal and spiritual life. Prayer is aliveness to God. Read More