Sunday, February 15, 2009

Collect of Sexagesima

The Epistle for Sexagesima Sunday details the labours and sufferings of St Paul; the Collect reflects this focus by supplicating God to grant us the aid of this great Apostle - very appropriate in this the Year of St Paul:
Deus, qui conspicis, quia ex nulla nostra actione confidimus: concede propitius; ut contra adversa omnia, Doctoris gentium protectione muniamur.  Per...

(God, Who seest that we trust in no act of our own: propitiously concede: that against all adverse things, by the protection of the Doctor of the Gentiles we may be defended.  Through...)

1 comment:

Perpétua said...

How beautiful! I must admit that I didn't even notice that today - I was 'distracted' by the Lord seeing that 'we trust in no act of our own'! Thank you very much for pointing this out. God bless you!