New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook

Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.

Christopher Maricle

Christopher Maricle served in Catholic education for 20 years as a teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent. After 10 years with the California School Boards Association, he was appointed executive director of the California Head Start Association in summer 2016.

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