Blessing For Holy Week

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

During Holy Week, the blessing is often in the form of a prayer for the gathered congregation rather than as a pronouncement of blessing.

Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who lives and reigns for ever and ever. Amen.


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