22 A SONG OF NEW LIFE
Clamavi de tribulatione

Refrain: My prayer came to you in your holy temple,*
and you brought up my life from the depths.
1 I called to you, O God, out of my distress
   and you answered me;*
out of the belly of Sheol I cried,
   and you heard my voice.
2 You cast me into the deep,
   into the heart of the seas,*
and the flood surrounded me,
   all your waves and billows passed over me.
3 Then I said, I am driven away from your sight;*
how shall I ever look again upon your holy temple?
4 The waters closed in over me,
   the deep was round about me;*
weeds were wrapped around my head
   at the roots of the mountains.
5 I went down to the land beneath the earth,*
yet you brought up my life from the depths, O God.
6 As my life was ebbing away, I remembered you, O God,*
and my prayer came to you, into your holy temple.
7 With the voice of thanksgiving, I will sacrifice to you;*
what I have vowed I will pay,
   for deliverance belongs to the Lord!
Glory . . . Jonah 2. 2-9
My prayer came to you in your holy temple*
and you brought up my life from the depths.