your Son confronted the powers of darkness
that obscure your compassion and love for all of creation:
help us to use these days to grow in wisdom and prayer,
so that we may witness to that saving love
proclaimed in Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen.
~ from Common Worship: Additional Collects 2004 alt. Posted in “Trial Use Collects and Prayers Over the Gifts for Year C” on the Anglican Church of Canada website. http://www.anglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/Trial-Use-Collects-Lent-1C-through-Lent-5C.pdf