Prayer for Week 23rd July 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 23rd July 2017

Jesus on the Cross

 

Yesterday we were crucified with Christ; today we are glorified with Him.  Yesterday we were dead with Christ; today we are sharing His resurrection.  Yesterday we were buried with Him; today we are waking with Him from the sleep of death.

Gregory of Nazianzus (329 – 389)

Prayer for Week 9th July 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 9th July 2017

Jesus Mosaic

Bind our souls to your own, O Christ, so that we may never be separated from you.  Only in you are we fully alive.  Only in your light can we truly see and only in your strength can we safely pursue our way.  To you we come, O wisdom without end.  In you we rest, O mercy without limit.  Amen.

Mechtild of Magdeburg (1210 – 1280)

Prayer for Week 2nd July 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 2nd July 2017

Jesus, Bible & Prayer

Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me.  Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, Christ in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth of friend and stranger.

Attributed to St Patrick (372 – 466)

Prayer for Week 25th June 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 25th June 2017

Bright Sun & Boat

O good Jesus, brightness of the Father’s glory, teach us to do your will that, guided by your Spirit, we may come to the city of everlasting day, where all are one in heart and mind, where all is safety and eternal peace, and where you live with the Father and Holy Spirit, world without end. Amen.

Gregory the Great (c. 540 – 604)

Prayer for Week 11th June 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 11th June 2017

Jesus Walking on Water

Day by Day, O Lord, let us ardently seek your presence, lovingly walk with you and willingly spend ourselves in your service.  At the day’s end let us not be found hiding our talents nor at the end of our life be unready to rise up and meet you in the feast of your kingdom; through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Richard Baxter (1615 – 1691)

Prayer for Week 4th June 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 4th June 2017

Holy Trinity Symbol

Holy Trinity Symbol

 

Glory to the Father, our true and only hope.  Glory to the Son, our true and only refuge.  Glory to the Holy Spirit, our true and only protection.  Glory to the Holy Trinity, our true and only light; now and to the ages of ages.  Amen.

A Prayer of the Eastern Church

Prayer for Week 28th May 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 28th May 2017

Christian FaithLord our God, the life of those who look to you and help of those who fly to you; purify our hearts that we may walk before you in perfect love and cleanse our consciences, that we may pray to you in confidence and hope; through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Basil of Caesarea (c. 330 – 379)