Prayer for Week 10th September 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 10th Septrmber 2017

Christ Painting - Viborg Cathedral

Be to us, O God, the goal of all our loving, the aim of all our hoping and the end of all our striving.  Let our thinking and speaking flow from you.  May our daily life be centred in you and every breath we take be at one with you; and all for Jesu’s sake.  Amen

John Cassian (c. 360 – 435)

Prayer for Week 3rd September 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 3rd September 2017

Praying With BibleAccept , O Father, the sacrifice of our thanksgiving: of praise, for your great mercies; of prayer, that we may grow in grace; of penitence, that our sins may be forgiven; and of love, that only gift which you seek in us or desire; and this we ask through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

John Donne (1572 – 1631)

Prayer for Week 27th August 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 27th August 2017

Glory of God With Boat & Sea

O God, whose glory the heavens are telling, the earth your power, the sea your might, and whose greatness all the hosts of heaven proclaim; to you belongs all glory, honour, majesty and praise;  both now and for ever, and to the ages of ages.  Amen.

Liturgy of Saint James (Fifth Century)

Prayer for Week 20th August 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 20th August 2017

Bible With Tree and Sky

To you, O Lord, O Father of Lights, we lift up our hearts.  Here alone with you, O God, far from the busy ways of the world teach us your way.  Let us open your holy book and grant us therein both to know your will and to find the path to heaven; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen

John Wesley (1703 – 1791)

Prayer for Week 6th August 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 6th August 2017

Church Window

Before ever you made us, O Lord, you loved us.  Your love has never slackened nor ever shall.  In love all your works have begun, by love you sustain them and in your love our life is everlasting.  So let the beginning and ending of all our loving be to see our God for ever and ever.  Amen.

Julian of Norwich (c. 1343 – c. 1417)

Prayer for Week 30th July 2017

Prayer of the Week for the Week Beginning 30th July 2017

Jesus Looking Down

O uncreated one, bless those whom you have made in your image.  O untouchable one, draw near to us in the Word made flesh.  O ineffable one, disclose yourself to us in the wisdom of the Cross.  O immortal one, bring us through death to eternal life; through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

Angela of Foligno (1248 – 1309)

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)