Our prayers this day, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
O Lord, our God, when you created us, you gave us the blood of life which course through our system. Yet, whenever it escapes from our temporal bodies, that blood is a very messy thing. often, when your creation wrongly does violence to another, we can get caught with blood on our hands, caught red-handed.
Yet, in faith, we seek to be red-handed with the outpouring of your love upon us. We desire to be splattered by the blood of the covenant. We call upon Your Holy Name, Lord, to cleanse our consciences from the works of death.
We seek to be consumed within the blood of the covenant shed for many. We desire to drink again the fruit of the vine new in the kingdom of God.
These vows to the Lord we make in the presence of all His peoples. We will do everything that the Lord has told us. We take up this cup of salvation and worship and call upon the name of the living God.