Let us pray to our Heavenly Father
for His blessing on this convent [rectory]
and on all who live here.
(Moment of silence...)
we gather here in the Name of Jesus Your Son
and ask You for Your blessing.
Bless + this convent [rectory]
and make it a house of prayer.
Bless + all who live here in Your love,
and deepen their spirit of service to Your people.
Let them be an example of prayer and praise
for your honour and glory.
Fill us all with Your Holy Spirit,
and lead us always in Your love.
We ask this grace, holy Father,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.