Blessed be God
Blessed are you, Holy and Compassionate God, for our world and the parish of Elizabeth.
Response (R): Blessed be God, forever!
Blessed are you for the gift of your Spirit that heals, comforts, encourages, creates,
renews, refreshes, sustains, unites, guides and invites us to reach out to all. (R)
Blessed are you for our parish vision that expresses our faith and invites us to be a
welcoming and hospitable community revealing your presence to our world. (R)
Blessed are you for everyone in our parish, for all who are baptized, those who
seek and desire communion with you, and those who are yet to come to know you
through our parish life. (R)
Blessed are you for all those parishioners who exercise the gift of baptismal
leadership in many diverse and rich ways. (R)
Blessed are you, Loving and Gentle God, always listening to our prayer through
Jesus our brother, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, One God, forever and ever. (R)
Blessed are you for Jesus always with us showing us the way to you and our future. (R)