Almighty and eternal God,
you heal us by chastening
and preserve us by pardoning.
Let us rejoice in the comfort
of the tranquility we desired,
and use the gift of your peace
for the true amendment of our lives;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Source: Leonine Sacramentary, fifth century
Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Early Church, edited by J. Manning Potts, 1953