Prayers from More News

Prayers from our newsletter, chosen by our Lay Chaplain.

Community

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

Birthdays

(Sunday last was Pentecost Sunday, the birthday of the Church) ‘I pray to thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within’ (Socrates)

Closeness

We know of God’s presence through actions; by the actions of love, justice, truth, reconciliation, unselfishness and compassion.

Living a Full Life

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

Vocation

(Sunday is a day of prayer for Vocations) ‘You choose because you are chosen, you choose because at the heart of your desire to love, you have found the heart of God searching for you’ (Irish Bishop's Conference)

Meeting Jesus

Thought: 'The problem for many people is fear. We are afraid of one another - afraid of meeting' (Jean Vanier)

The Resurrection

The tomb is empty, ‘He is risen as He said He would’.
(Mk. 16)

Changes

‘Love changes everything: how you live and how you die’
(Aspects of Love)

Light

Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the person afraid of the light?
(Maurice Freehill)

Forgiveness

‘There is nothing more important in life than compassion for another human being.’ (Tolstoy)

The Lost Son

‘If you want to make the world a better place, forgive someone for what they’ve said or done’.

Making Changes

Thought: ‘The old self must die for the new and true self to be born’