who daily grew
the knowledge and love of Jesus our Lord
the intimacy of family life at Nazareth,
teach me by your example
know, love and serve Jesus my Lord
more clearly, deeply and wholeheartedly,
day of my life.
over His growth in me and mine in Him
the same love and care
which you nurtured His growth in Nazareth.
is the Light and Life of the world,
light you cherished, the life you nourished;
for me that I may never follow
other light but Him,
ever wish to live by
other life but His.