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Evening Prayer for Tuesday in the 13th week of Ordinary Time or First Martyrs of the Church of Rome

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Evening Prayer for Tuesday in Ordinary Time

God, come to my assistance.
Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

HYMN

Earth's mighty Maker, whose command
raised from the sea the solid land,
and drove each billowy heap away,
and bade the earth stand firm for aye.

That so, with flowers of golden hue,
the seeds of each it might renew;
and fruit trees bearing fruit might yield--
and pleasant pasture of the field;

Our spirit's rankling wounds efface
with dewy freshness of thy grace:
that grief may cleanse each deed of ill,
and o'er each lust may triumph still.

Let every soul thy law obey,
and keep from every evil way;
rejoice each promised good to win
and flee from every mortal sin.

O Father, that we ask be done,
through Jesus Christ, thine only Son;
who, with the Holy Ghost and thee,
doth live and reign eternally. Amen.

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PSALMODY

Ant. 1 God has crowned his Christ with victory.

Psalm 20
A prayer for the king’s victory

Whoever calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved (Acts 2:21).

May the Lord answer in time of trial;
may the name of Jacob’s God protect you.

May he send you help from his shrine
and give you support from Zion.
May he remember all your offerings
and receive your sacrifice with favor.

May he give you your heart’s desire
and fulfill every one of your plans.
May we ring out our joy at your victory
and rejoice in the name of our God.
May the Lord grant all your prayers.

I am sure now that the Lord
will give victory to his anointed,
will reply from his holy heaven
with the mighty victory of his hand.

Some trust in chariots or horses,
but we in the name of the Lord.
They will collapse and fall,
but we shall hold and stand firm.

Give victory to the king, O Lord,
give answer on the day we call.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

Psalm-prayer

Lord, you accepted the perfect sacrifice of your Son upon the cross. Hear us during times of trouble and protect us by the power of his name, that we who share his struggle on earth may merit a share in his victory.

Ant. God has crowned his Christ with victory.

Ant. 2 We celebrate your mighty works with songs of praise, O Lord.

Psalm 21
Thanksgiving for the king’s victory

He accepted life that he might rise and live for ever (Saint Hilary).

O Lord, your strength gives joy to the king;
how your saving help makes him glad!
You have granted him his heart’s desire;
you have not refused the prayer of his lips.

You came to meet him with the blessings of success,
you have set on his head a crown of pure gold.
He asked you for life and this you have given,
days that will last from age to age.

Your saving help has given him glory.
You have laid upon him majesty and splendor,
you have granted your blessings to him for ever.
You have made him rejoice with the joy of your presence.

The king has put his trust in the Lord:
through the mercy of the Most High he shall stand firm.
O Lord, arise in your strength,
we shall sing and praise your power.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

Psalm-prayer

Father, you have given us life on this earth and have met us with the grace of redemption. Bestow your greatest blessing on us, the fullness of eternal life.

Ant. We celebrate your mighty works with songs of praise, O Lord.

Ant. 3 Lord, you have made us a kingdom and priests for God our Father.

Canticle — Revelation 4:11; 5:9, 10, 12
Redemption hymn

O Lord our God, you are worthy
to receive glory and honor and power.

For you have created all things;
by your will they came to be and were made.

Worthy are you, O Lord,
to receive the scroll and break open its seals.

For you were slain;
with your blood you purchased for God
men of every race and tongue,
of every people and nation.

You made of them a kingdom,
and priests to serve our God,
and they shall reign on the earth.

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain
to receive power and riches,
wisdom and strength,
honor and glory and praise.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

Ant. Lord, you have made us a kingdom and priests for God our Father.

READING 1 John 3:1a, 2

See what love the Father has bestowed on us in letting us be called children of God! Yet that is what we are. Dearly beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall later be has not yet come to light. We know that when it comes to light we shall be like him for we shall see him as he is.

Sacred Silence (indicated by a bell) – a moment to reflect and receive in our hearts the full resonance of the voice of the Holy Spirit and to unite our personal prayer more closely with the word of God and public voice of the Church.

RESPONSORY

Through all eternity, O Lord, your promise stands unshaken.
Through all eternity, O Lord, your promise stands unshaken.

Your faithfulness will never fail;
your promise stands unshaken.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
Through all eternity, O Lord, your promise stands unshaken.

CANTICLE OF MARY

Ant. My spirit rejoices in God my Savior.

Luke 1:46-55
The soul rejoices in the Lord

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord,
my spirit rejoices in God my Savior
for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.

From this day all generations will call me blessed:
the Almighty has done great things for me,
and holy is his Name.

He has mercy on those who fear him
in every generation.

He has shown the strength of his arm,
he has scattered the proud in their conceit.

He has cast down the mighty from their thrones,
and has lifted up the lowly.

He has filled the hungry with good things,
and the rich he has sent away empty.

He has come to the help of his servant Israel
for he has remembered his promise of mercy,
the promise he made to our fathers,
to Abraham and his children for ever.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now,
and will be for ever. Amen.

Ant. My spirit rejoices in God my Savior.

INTERCESSIONS

Let us praise Christ the Lord, who lives among us, the people he redeemed, and let us say:
Lord, hear our prayer.

Lord, king and ruler of nations, be with all your people and their governments,
inspire them to pursue the good of all according to your law.
Lord, hear our prayer.

You made captive our captivity, to our brothers who are enduring bodily or spiritual chains,
grant the freedom of the sons of God.
Lord, hear our prayer.

May our young people be concerned with remaining blameless in your sight,
and may they generously follow your call.
Lord, hear our prayer.

May our children imitate your example,
and grow in wisdom and grace.
Lord, hear our prayer.

Accept our dead brothers and sisters into your eternal kingdom,
where we hope to reign with you.
Lord, hear our prayer.

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done on earth,
as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us,
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.

Concluding Prayer

Almighty God,
we give you thanks
for bringing us safely
to this evening hour.
May this lifting up of our hands in prayer
be a sacrifice pleasing in your sight.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.
Amen.

DISMISSAL

May the Lord bless us,
protect us from all evil and bring us to everlasting life.
Amen.

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78 thoughts on “Evening Prayer

  1. I hope this site will incorporate the following mandated change. to be implemented next week on Ash Wednesday, February 17:
    Omitting the word “one” in the Christological doxology of the collect (and other such prayers in the breviary).

    The recent directive calls for omitting the word “one” which does not show in the Latin text. Given that, in the concluding doxology of the prayer, “God” refers to Christ rather than to the whole Trinity, the addition of “one” is incorrect. So, the text will now read: “through Our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, for ever and ever.”

  2. LORD please continue to lead me so that I can be faithful to our Almighty GOD… LORD help me not to straw from Your laws.
    LORD have mercy on us and grant us Your love and help us continue our prayer life.
    All praise, honor and glory to GOD.

  3. … “Lord, king and ruler of nations, be with all your people and their governments,
    — inspire them to pursue the good of all according to your law.”

    As we have prayed this evening, Lord especially hold and inspire our conflicting ‘American’ leadership, to seek Your loving solutions in providing transition of political administration without vindictiveness and spite: Protect all your Children, but especially the most vulnerable falling victim to prideful words and actions of modern day “leaders”… These pseudo-‘powerful’ today that mirror so hatefully those of Biblical times, when the ‘Herods’ , Pontius Pilate and even bad ‘Religious’ and Court figures sought evil self-interest above the Good of the people: Change hearts Lord, and all of us, for the better.
    … In Jesus’ Sacred Name, through His Loving Heart, eternally with the Heavenly Father and Holy Spirit we pray…

    • DcnBill. I am not sure where you are going with your remark, “Our conflicting “American” leadership but I suspect it is not a unifying direction. Let us pray for America and Americans on both sides of this political divide. I pray for you and you pray for me. That is how it works best through Charity of heart.

      • Dcn Bill
        Pray as you feel inspired . No one has to teach you how you must pray. You offer your prayed to God . Mary is doing the same with HER prayer

  4. Let us pray for all the nurses and health care providers and those they minister to : protect them O’ Lord and allow the Holy Spirit to enter in every situation they are in . We pray for the healing hand of our great physician to make a difference in everyone affected by the pandemic. Amen.

  5. Let us praise Christ the Lord, who lives among us, the people he redeemed, and let us say:
    Lord, hear our prayer.

    Lord, king and ruler of nations, be with all your people and their governments,
    — inspire them to pursue the good of all according to your law.
    Lord, hear our prayer.

    You made captive our captivity, to our brothers who are enduring bodily or spiritual chains,
    — grant the freedom of the sons of God.
    Lord, hear our prayer.

    May our young people be concerned with remaining blameless in your sight,
    — and may they generously follow your call.
    Lord, hear our prayer.

    May our children imitate your example,
    — and grow in wisdom and grace.
    Lord, hear our prayer.

    Accept our dead brothers and sisters into your eternal kingdom,
    — where we hope to reign with you.
    Lord, hear our prayer.

    • I am so sorry. Praying for their souls! Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let the perpetual light shine upon them, may they Rest In Peace, amen. And may God bless you during this difficult time and Mary wrap you in her mantle.

  6. “Lord, king and ruler of nations, be with all your people and their governments, inspire them to pursue the good of all according to your law. Lord hear our prayer.”
    Intercession from Evening Prayer today

  7. Dear Lord Jesus, I thank you with all my heart for your love & protection today & everyday. Please grant healing to those who are sick or have health issues, particularly Theresa L. & Gello L. thru the intercesion of Mary your most holy mother & St. Joseph her most chaste spouse! Amen.

  8. may God bless you, you who made and keep this web on up to now…. it help us a lot in building our relationship with God. Thank you and God bless you

  9. I pray for all the people who are in need of Christ mercy and grace this evening. May he give them the consolation that they request. God’s will be done. And also pray for all the people who are having procedures in the hospitals may God’s mercy and grace bring them through with his loving touch. Thanks be to God.
    Deacon DeWayne

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