Prayers from More News

Prayers from our newsletter, chosen by our Lay Chaplain.

Good News

‘Nobody expected him just like that: a baby, a manger in a stable, young parents from a village in the hills. Nobody expected that his first visitors would be shepherds, little thought of in the eyes of the great. Yes he has come; but not as we expected.

Being Awake

Advent calls us to wake up, to arise from our sleep. To shake off the dust of routine, habit, custom… and to prepare to let Christ come alive in our lives.

Remembering

‘Those we have loved and have died are never really lost; we carry them with us in our hearts’

Saints

At the very depth of ourselves, we are on the threshold to the reality of God

Prayer

(Next week is One World Week - Prayers for Peace) God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer. (Mother Teresa)

Human Rights

‘This is the sum of pity; do nothing to others that would cause you pain if done to you.’ (Hindu teaching)

Thanksgiving

It is not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them that is the true measure of our thanksgiving.

Dare to be Different

Thought: “He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” - Lao Tzu

Listening

I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence.

Storms

We will hear the gentle voice of Jesus saying ; “fear not I am with you”.

Courage

Of what good is the word of Christ without an example’ (Dostoyevsky)

Community

"The heavens and the earth proclaim the greatness of God" (Psalm 88)