you are our joy who turns our mourning into dancing
you are our Father whose love is unconditional and without limit.
With humility and hope with the conviction of faith,
with the hope you inspire, may the Advent journeys of our lives bring us
fulfilment of the Easter promise of Jesus Christ in whose name we pray.
Bless our parish we pray and all who live out their faith here.
May the Lord bless us and keep us!
May the Lord’s face shine upon us
and be gracious to us!
May the Lord look upon us with kindness
and give us peace!