Missionaries of Charity: "Jesus, help us to spread Your fragrance everywhere we go"

HOLY LAND - Please find below the prayer of this week prepared by the Missionaries of Charity, Jerusalem Community.

Let's pray: 

"Dear Jesus, help us to spread Your fragrance everywhere we go.

Flood our souls with Your Spirit and Life. Penetrate and possess our whole being, so utterly, that our lives may only be a radiance of Yours. Shine through us and be so in us, that every soul we come in contact with, may feel Your presence in our soul. Let them look up and see no longer us but only Jesus! Stay with us, and then we shall begin to shine as You shine; so to shine as to be a light to others; the light, o Jesus, will be all from You, none of it will be ours; it will be You, shining on others through us. Let us thus praise You in the way You love best, by shining on those around us. Let us preach You without preaching, not by words but by our example, by the catching force, the sympathetic influence of what we do, the evident fullness of the love our hearts bear to You. Amen."

The Religious Families of the Holy Land, in collaboration with the Pastoral Office of the Latin Patriarchate, share a weekly prayer with the faithful that tackles a pertinent theme. The intention can be included in the prayer of the faithful (also in Vespers or Lauds).