Lord, we lift Scott up in prayer tonight.
Lord, our God, You sent Your Son into the world
to bear our infirmities and to endure our sufferings.
For Your servants who are sick,
we ask that Your blessing will give them strength
to overcome their weakness through the power of patience
and the comfort of hope
and that with Your aid they will soon be restored to health.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
O loving messenger of the Incarnation,
descend upon all those for whom I wish peace and happiness.
Spread your wings over the cradles of the new-born babes,
O thou who didst announce the coming of the Infant Jesus.
Give to the young a lily petal from the virginal scepter in your hand.
Cause the Ave Maria to re-echo in all hearts that they
may find grace and joy through Mary.
Finally, recall the sublime words spoken on the day of the Annunciation–
“Nothing is impossible with God,” and repeat them in hours of trial–
to all I love–that their confidence in Our Lord may be reanimated,
when all human help fails.
Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight,
and give Your angels and saints charge over those who sleep.
Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ.
Rest Your weary ones.
Bless Your dying ones.
Soothe Your suffering ones.
Pity Your afflicted ones.
Shield Your joyous ones, and all for Your love’s sake.
In the name of the Father,
and of the Son,
and of the Holy Spirit.