What a tremendous prayer this is!
A prayer that has come down to us directly from our Seraphic
Father, whom God placed at the head of sinful yet grateful humanity
bowed down in wonder and in worship before His Son truly present in the
a call to faith… to praise… to adoration!
The one who is faithful in little things will be faithful also in large things,
our Lord said in the Gospel. To Francis of Assisi, the Holy Spirit entrusted a prayer,
brief in words but powerful in meaning:
My God and my All.
And because Francis was faithful in making this prayer the center of his spiritual striving,
the Holy Spirit was able to entrust to him a larger prayer,
one of universal dimensions.
We Adore You, O Lord Jesus Christ
WE ADORE YOU, O LORD JESUS CHRIST,
That the prayer We Adore You (in Latin, Adoramus Te) was the fruit of divine inspiration
St. Francis makes quite clear in his testament:
And God inspired me with such faith in churches
that I used to pray with all simplicity saying;