Lord, preserve us from anything that keeps us from following your laws and commandments. Maronite Liturgy
Lord, Resplendent light, who enlightens every person, shine your light in our hearts. Maronite Liturgy
We adore and confess you, One God in three persons, for you appeared in a wondrous manner at the baptism of the Son, when the Father gave witness to him, and the Spirit descended upon him. Maronite Liturgy
Lord, your flock honors your holy baptism, rejoices at your marvelous manifestation, and thanks you for your humility. Maronite Liturgy
His glory shines upon the world and enlightens the very depths of the abyss. Maronite Liturgy
Image by Fr Lawrence Lew, O.P. on Flickr: Detail from the altar frontal by W. Reynolds-Stephens, painted c. 1899, in the church of the Holy Trinity in Sloane Square, London.
And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth. John 1:14
You loved the poverty of our humanity when you became man like us... give us a love of voluntary poverty, that we may be satisfied only with what is necessary for our existence. From the prayer of the ninth day of the Maronite Christmas Novena.