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Good and gracious God,
On this 50th Anniversary of St. Martin de Porres Parish
we give You thanks for the grace and blessings
bestowed on us throughout these fifty years.

We give You thanks for the many priests, deacons,
women religious and faithful laity
who have shared their vision, talent, and hard work
with the people of this parish.
Have mercy on all who have gone before us.
Bless, keep and inspire all in our parish community.

As we continues our earthly pilgrimage,
send down Your Holy Spirit.
Touch our hearts anew with the love of Jesus Christ.
Enlighten our minds and strengthen our hands.
prompt in each one of us
a desire to serve one another,
regardless of circumstance.
Fill our homes, our Church, and our parish
with Your presence.
Give us the desire and zeal to be always
building up the Body of Christ.

Amen