Lord, teach us that your yoke is sweet and your burden light, then we will know and love you and love others in you and for you. Maronite Liturgy
O Lord, we recall your wonderful sign, when you opened the eyes of the blind man.
May we praise you with eyes full of light and a believing conscience.
Sunday Morning Bartimeus the Blind, Maronite Liturgy
Image: Detail from Maronite icon "The Healing of The Blind Man".
Lord God, open our mouths to praise you and guide us in the right path that leads to you. Then we shall spend this holy Lent in joy and gladness. Maronite Liturgy
Prophets and messengers fasted, and drew closer to God. Our Lord fasted and saved the Church, giving his body as a food and his blood as a drink. Come, let us offer glory to him. Maronite Liturgy
O God, grant to each of us the grace you gave to the paralytic of Capernaum.
We implore you for those among us who are sick or suffering; bear their difficulties and make their lives holy.
Sunday Morning the Healing of the Paralytic, Maronite Liturgy.
Blessed is the one who implores God with a broken heart, for the Lord listens to the humble.
In your fast, O Lord, you gather your entire flock that we may adore you and receive your forgiveness.