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Glory to you, God our Creator ... Breathe into us new life, new meaning.
Glory to you, God our Savior ... Lead us in the way of peace and justice.
Glory to you, healing Spirit ... Transform us to empower others.
Model of strength ... Be our guide.
Model of risk
Model of gentleness
Model of trust
Model of courage
Model of patience
Model of openness
Model of perseverance
Teacher of the uneducated ... Pray for us
Teacher of the poor
Teacher of the marginalized
Friend of a political prisoner
Friend of the condemned
Friend of the executed criminal
Liberator of the oppressed ... Lead us to life.
Comforter of the afflicted
Breaker of bondage
Sharer in Christ's ministry
Participant in Christ's passion
Seeker of God's will
Brother of mercy ... Empower us.
Brother of faith
Brother of contemplation
Brother of vision
Brother of wisdom and understanding
Brother of grace and truth
Brother, filled with hope
Brother, centred in God
Blessed Edmund, in whose steps we follow, we entrust our lives to you. Shelter us from ignorance, selfishness and oppression. Teach us to live in peace, to educate ourselves for justice and peace. Inspire us to act justly, to revere all God has made. Plant peace firmly in our hearts and in our world. Amen.