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We rejoice with all creation at the birth of the child Jesus. Let us pray for the whole world He came to save.
Heavenly Father, we give thanks for the love you have shown us in the birth of Jesus. Help us to share the humility of his manger; and in that humility let us love one another as sisters and brothers of the holy child.
O come let us adore him.

Faithful God, with Mary and Joseph we give thanks for the care and concern which surrounds us. Help us make our families places of light and health. As Jesus is the light of the world, strengthen and guide our parents and elders, and help us to listen as they lead the way.
O come let us adore him.

Loving God, the Shepherds were surprised by the announcement of the birth of Jesus. Help us to see Jesus in the poor, the sick, the hungry and those whom the world might think unimportant. We know that to you, all are precious. Make us aware of those whose lives and work make possible our own life.
O come let us adore him.

God of Glory, you sent Angels to sing a song of glory to announce the birth of Jesus. Give us tongues to proclaim your glory that we might speak to your love, and wings to speed us to the places where our hands are needed to work. Make us witnesses of all your goodness and loving kindness.
O come let us adore him.

Father of comfort, like the Innkeeper, stretch us to think of new ways to help those in need. Grow our hearts to make room for those who
serve others. Bless all the nurses and aides who care for the sick. Keep watch with those who keep us safe and make us all willing to make room for the unexpected stranger.
O come let us adore him.

Lord of hosts, protect us from those like Herod, who would destroy and hurt those who are no threat because they fear to lose their power. Guide and give wisdom to all earthly rulers; make them wise in their willingness to govern according to your word. Give patience and protection to all who currently wait to be liberated from the rule of those who do not serve their people.
O come let us adore him.

Bless and comfort all parents who have lost children. Reveal yourself to those who grieve and cannot find comfort. Give rest to those we love and have lost. Remember those who have died who have no one to remember them. In the midst of the holidays, help us to comfort those for whom this time of year brings pain, loneliness or despair. Be their light and their peace.
O come let us adore him.

Make us wise enough to seek after you and, like the Wise Men, willing to open our treasures to you for your glory. Be with all those who travel or are on the roads and make a straight path home for all those who are seeking a way.
O come let us adore him.

Merciful Father, grant these prayers through your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, Amen.

The Prayers conclude with the Lord’s Prayer:

Nohtâwînan kîcikîsikok ê-ayâyan
kita wî kanâtênitâkwan kiwînôwin
kitipênîcikêwin kita wî ocîcipanîw
ê-itênîtaman kita wî itôhcikâtêw
ôta askihk kâ isi ayâk kîcikîsikôhk
mîninân anôhc kâkîsikâk ka oci pimatisîyak
mîna asênamawinân nimacîtiwinâna
kâ isi asênamawakîcik anikik kâ wanitôtâkowâkok
mîna kawîna itôhtawinan kôtênimikôwinihk
mâka mîtakwinamawinan maci kêkwon
kina ki tayan tipênîcikêwin mîna sôkâtisîwin
mîna kistênitâkosiwin
anoc mîna kâkikê

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever. Amen.