Advent Prayers : Week IV

Advent Wreath Prayer

Loving God, bless this advent wreath.

May its ever-greenness be a sign of life and of light in the midst of the darkness of Winter. May the candles that burn brightly upon it remind us of Your Son, Jesus, who is the light of the world.

As we light each of these candles this Advent, may we rekindle within ourselves the desire to prepare the way for the birth of Christ.



Week 4

We pray that the richness of God’s blessing rests upon this Advent wreath, upon our home and upon each of us. As we light this fourth candle – a candle of Joy in God’s ever deepening presence among us.

The fourth candle is lit.

May the brightness of this flame of Joy encourage us to rejoice in the warmth of Your love.



Reflection Time- Reflect and pray: What is the meaning of Joy in your life? How does your experience of Joy influence your personal growth and your relationships with others?


We pray that the flame of God’s Joy burns in our hearts moving us to witness to all God’s children the reality of the Angel’s message:

“Behold I bring you tiding of great joy. Today a Saviour is born. The Child Jesus is come.”

We make our prayer in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Links:

Advent Prayers Week I

Advent Prayers Week II

Advent Prayers Week III