Lent Prayers: St. Augustine – Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit

From our archives, originally posted March 2007

Lent Prayers: St. Augustine
Filed under: Quotable, Saints & Church Fathers, Lent 2007, Lent Prayers — Karen B.

Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy.
Act in me, O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy.
Draw my heart, O Holy Spirit, that I may love only what is holy.
Strengthen me, O Holy Spirit, that I may defend all that is holy.
Guard me, O Holy Spirit, that I myself may always be holy.
— Augustine of Hippo

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