GRANT US, O Lord, to enter upon the duties of our Christian warfare with holy fasts, that, being about to fight against the spirits of wickedness, we may be fortified by the help of self-denial. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for Ash Wednesday, The New Roman Missal (Fr. Lasance), 1956.
They did eat, and were filled exceedingly, and the Lord gave them their desire: they were not defrauded of that which they craved.
Communion Antiphon for Quinquagesima Sunday (Ps. 77:29-30), The New Roman Missal (Fr. Lasance), 1956.