You govern your creation, O God,
and bring it to perfection by the work of our hands.
Hear the prayers
of your people who ask for work
enhance their human dignity
and promote the upbuilding of your kingdom.
Enable them to provide for those confided to their care
either by family
ties or by charity we owe to one another
for the betterment of human life.
We ask this blessing
in the name of Jesus
who laboured with his own hands while he lived on earth.
By this holy water and by Your Precious Blood, wash away all my sins, O Lord.
St. Theresa of Avila on holy water: "From long experience I have learned that there is nothing like holy water to put devils to flight and prevent them from coming back again. They also flee from the cross, but return; so holy ... continue reading
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