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The collect /ˈkɒlɛkt/ is a short general prayer of a particular structure used in Christian liturgy. ... In the 1973 translation of the Roman Missal by the ICEL, the word collecta was...

Opening/Closing Prayer Guidelines


irst of all, I want to thank you for your willingness to serve God in this important capacity. Being called on to lead an opening or closing prayer is a meaningful ...

Opening Prayers - Tripod


An opening prayer can function, also, in this capacity - leading God's people to ..... We come to you as we are, called to be saints, holy ones, but so often less ...

expressions - Is there another way of saying "opener" as in the one ...


Apr 20, 2014 ... The opening prayer in a Christian devotion is usually called "the invocation". I have never heard the term "the invocator". I have heard, "She will ...

Opening Prayer for a Baccalaureate Service - Discipleship Ministries ...


Opening Prayer for a Baccalaureate Service ... The Lord Almighty called the prophet Jeremiah, saying, "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before ...

The Opening Prayer Of The Mass - Catholic Doors Ministry


Mar 16, 2008 ... The opening prayer of the Mass is one of the most ancient parts of the opening rites of the Eucharistic liturgy. The General Instruction of the ...

re:Worship: Opening Prayers by Title/Topic


Oct 15, 2012 ... Here's a list of some of the opening prayers or prayers of invocation on this blog. ... Ash Wednesday Opening Prayer ... Called from busy-ness.

Tips for the Opening Prayer of Your Christian Wedding - Christianity


Get tips for planning the Opening Prayer of your Christian wedding ceremony and choose from one of these three sample prayers.

General opening prayers - Diocese of Lichfield


General opening prayers: Loving Father, we thank ... Extend the prayer by adding Psalm 139 v1-6 & 13-14: .... Our Father has called us to worship. Leader: We ...

The Mass in Slow Motion - The Opening Prayer - Community in ...


May 12, 2009 ... Haven't we already been praying this whole time? Yes perhaps. But as we shall see this prayer was (and still is) traditionally called the “Collect.

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How to Open and Close Services with Prayer - Church of God - NEO


are called upon. One of the most mind-shattering occasions to many men in God's. Church is their first time to be called upon to lead in an opening prayer.

Opening prayer serves to focus our attention - Clarion Herald


Jan 10, 2012 ... The traditional posture of the priest when he prays the Opening Prayer is with his hands held apart. This posture is usually called the “orans” ...

Opening Prayer or Collect - Faith Seeking Understanding


The Opening Prayer is also called Collect because it sums up and gathers together all the intentions of the day's sacrifice. Historically, this title recalls the old ...