Lord, help me to come to know you more and more.
Help me to be ever more at one with your will.
Help me to live my life not for myself, but in union with you to live it for others.
Help me to become ever more your friend.
-- Benedict XVI, Homily on the Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul, the occasion of his 60th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood
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