May 7, 2010

Anima Christi

Posted in Ancient Prayers, Ignatian Prayers, prayers from history tagged , at 5:00 am by davebayne

Rephrasing of this ancient prayer, a favorite of Saint Ignatius.
By David L. Fleming, SJ (What Is Ignatian Spirituality?, 80-81)

Jesus, may all that is you flow into me.
May your body and blood be my food and drink.
May your passion and death be my strength and life.
Jesus, with you by my side enough has been given.
May the shelter I seek be the shadow of your cross.
Let me not run from the love which you offer,
but hold me safe from the forces of evil.
On each of my dyings shed your light and your love.
Keep calling to me until that day comes,
when, with your saints, I may praise you forever. Amen.

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