On the Road to Emmaus, Thursday’s prayer for Priests

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On the Road to Emmaus, Thursday’s prayer for Priests

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Emmaus Prayer for Priests 

Lord Jesus, hear our prayer for the spiritual renewal of priests.

We praise you for giving their ministry to the Church.  In these days renew them with the gifts of your Spirit.

You once opened the Scriptures to the disciples on the road to Emmaus. Now renew your ordained ministers with the truth and power of your Word.

In the Eucharist you gave the Emmaus disciples renewed life and hope. Nourish priests with your own Body and Blood. Help them to imitate in their lives the death and resurrection they celebrate at your altar.

Give priests enthusiasm for the Gospel, zeal for the salvation of all, courage in leadership, humility in service, fellowship with one another  and with all their brothers and sisters in You.

For You love them, Lord Jesus, and we love and pray for them in Your name.

Amen

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