Saturday, February 19, 2011
LAME DUCK AND BEIJING DUCK TRANSLATIONS OF THE COLLECT FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
FR. Z'S SLAVISHLY LITERAL VERSION:
Grant, we beg, Almighty God,
that we, meditating always on rational things,
may fulfill those things which are pleasing to You
by both words and deeds.
CURRENT LAME DUCK:
Father, keep before us the wisdom and love
you have revealed in your Son.
Help us to be like him
in word and deed.
FORTHCOMING BEIJING DUCK:
Grant, we pray, almighty God,
that, always pondering spiritual things,
we may carry out in both word and deed
that which is pleasing to you.