Quarter Hour Prayer
L. God, eternal truth, A. We believe in you.
L. God, our strength and salvation, A. We hope in you.
L. God, infinite goodness,
A. We love you with all our heart.
L. You have sent the Word as Savior of the world, A. Make us all one in him.
L. Fill us with the Spirit of your Son,
A. That we may glorify your name. Amen.
Invocations to Our Special Patrons
L. Incarnate Word of God, A. Give us life by your Spirit.
L. Most pure Mother of the Lord, A. Bring all people to your Son.
L. Holy Michael, Gabriel and Raphael,
A. Promote the kingdom of God on earth.
L. Sts. Joseph, Joachim and Anne,
A. Pray God for more ministers of the Gospel.
L. Sts. Peter and Paul, John and Andrew, A. Help the heralds of the faith.
L. Sts. Gregory, Augustine and Vincent,
A. Pray for all the members of the Church of every state and rank.
L. Sts. Arnold and Joseph,
A. Open our hearts to all people.
L. Blessed Maria Helena, Josepha and our SVD martyrs,
A. Help us in our missionary service.
(At this point an invocation to the province/local patron may be added.)
L. May the darkness of sin and the night of unbelief vanish before the light of the Word and the Spirit of grace.
A. And may the Heart of Jesus live in the hearts of all people. Amen.
From the SVD Collection of Prayers, VADEMECUM