The Presider continues.
You founded the earth upon the seas and made it firm upon the rivers of the deep. You love the righteous and give justice to those who are oppressed. By the waters of the flood you renewed the face of the earth and delivered those whom you had chosen— Noah and his family. Through Abraham and Sarah you promised to raise up children in every nation who would bless your glorious Name.
You prepared a way through the sea and saved your people Israel. You prepared a way in the wilderness and ransomed your people from exile. Through the prophets you renewed your promise and you sent St. John the Baptist, to prepare the way for the coming of your Son, who baptizes with the Holy Spirit and with fire.
It is he, conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of Mary, Mother of God, who became a servant to show forth your truthfulness, to confirm your promises, and to lead all nations to glorify you for your mercy; who gave sight to the blind, made the lame to walk, the deaf to hear, cleansed lepers, raised the dead, and brought good news to the poor; and who, in the night in which he was betrayed took bread and gave thanks; broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying: Take and eat; this is my body given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me.
Again, after supper, he took the cup, gave thanks, and gave it for all to drink, saying: This cup is the new covenant in my blood, shed for you and for all people for the forgiveness of sins. Do this for the remembrance of me. For as often as we eat of this bread and drink from this cup, we proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.
||Christ has died.
Christ is risen.
Christ will come again.
We remember then, his suffering and death, his resurrection from the dead, and his ascension to your right hand. With patience and steadfast hope we await the day of his coming, when the wolf shall live with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; when the righteous shall flourish, and there shall be an abundance of peace; and when he shall share with us the great and promised feast.
||Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.
Send now, we pray, your Holy Spirit, upon your redeemed and holy people, and upon these your gifts of bread and wine, that we and they become the body of Christ, abound in hope, be filled with all joy and peace in believing, and receive our inheritance with all your saints in light.
||Amen. Come, Holy Spirit.
Join our prayers and praises to your Church on earth and in heaven, where St. Mary, the God-bearer; Blessed John, our patron; and all your saints praise you night and day. May this Sacrifice, we pray, O Lord, advance the peace and salvation of all the world. Be pleased to confirm in faith and charity your pilgrim Church on earth, with your servant Kym our Bishop and the entire people you have gained for yourself in the waters of baptism. By Christ, and with Christ, and in Christ, in union with the Holy Spirit, all honor and glory is yours, all-holy God, now and forever.
As Jesus taught his friends, we now pray,
Presider and People
Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your Name,
your kingdom come, your will be done,
on earth as in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins
as we forgive those who sin against us.
Save us from the time of trial,
and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power,
and the glory are yours,
now and for ever. Amen.