Thursday of the fourth week of Advent

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Daily Prayer

O Emmanuel, our King and Giver of Law:
come to save us, Lord our God!
(Day 7 of the “O Antiphons”)

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Thankful for…(Indicate what you are thankful for today and say a special prayer for it.)

Suggestions: I am thankful you are present at our table Lord. For the blessings you share with us and for keeping our family safe. I’m thankful for all those who have sacrificed of themselves to serve and save us in times of need.

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Reflection

The prayer of Zechariah at his son’s birth prophesied, “What, then, will this child be? For surely the hand of the Lord was with him.” Like John the Baptist, God has hopes for every child born into the world. We share this hope with them at their baptism.