Prayer of St. Ephrem the Syrian
to the Most Holy Spirit
O Lord, Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of Truth, have compassion and mercy on
Thy sinful servant and pardon my unworthiness, and forgive me all the sins that I
humanly committed today, and not only humanly but even worse than a beast -
my voluntary sins, known and unknown, from my youth and from evil suggestions,
and from my brazenness, and from boredom. If I have sworn by Thy Name or