- may everything we do
- begin with your inspiration
- and continue with your saving help.
- Let our work always find its origin in you
- and through you reach completion.
- We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
- who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
- one God, for ever and ever.
Conclusion of Lauds on Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time. Also used as a Collect in some Masses (Preces Latinae).