VADEMECUM, Collection of Prayer of the Divine Word Missionaries
L. God heavenly Father!
A. Bless us through the love with which from all eternity you brought forth your only Son and shared with him the fullness of your divinity.
Bless us through the love with which you adopted us as your children, sharing with us the treasures of your divinity.
Bless us through the love with which you sent your Son and the Holy Spirit to complete in us the marvels of your power and mercy.
Grant that we may never cease to honor you as our highest Lord and to love you with all our heart. Amen.
L. God eternal Son, mirror of the Father’s splendor!
A. Bless us through the love you have for the Father from all eternity.
Bless us through the love with which you have also loved us, your creatures. You became human to be our brother in the flesh in order to make us your brothers and sisters in divinity and images of your divine glory.
Bless us through the compassion of your Sacred Heart which led you to choose death to bring us life.
Bless us through the love with which you give us yourself in Holy Communion to be our joy. Grant that all this love and noble suffering be not lost on us. Amen.
L. God Holy Spirit, mutual Love of Father and Son!
A. Bless us through the love in which you proceed from the Father and the Son and unite them as one.
Bless us through the love with which you give yourself to us creatures as our greatest Gift transforming us into children of God.
Bless us through the love by which you live in the Heart of Jesus, and through him make our dry earth fruitful with the dew of your grace making it a fit dwelling place for God.
Grant that we may live in your house as your faithful children, willingly guided by you in joy. Amen.
L. May the blessing of the most holy Trinity fill our hearts and enable us to carry out every good work.
A. May the divine, life-giving Love bring comfort to the grieving, relief to the sick, and loving support to all in need.
L. May darkness vanish. May God’s kingdom of love, truth and peace spread over the earth through the Power and Love of God.
A. So may the divine blessing rest upon us and our loved ones. May the almighty and merciful God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit bless and protect us. Amen.