Advent Wreath Blessing
Lord our God,
we praise you for your Son, Jesus Christ:
he is Emmanuel, the hope of the peoples,
he is the wisdom that teaches and guides us,
he is the Savior of every nation.
let your blessing come upon us
as we light the candles of this wreath.
May the wreath and its light be a sign of Christís
promise to bring us salvation.
May he come quickly and not delay.
Through Christ our Lord.