Prayers from our newsletter, chosen by our Lay Chaplain.
‘There can be no happiness for us as long as the things we do are different from the things we believe in.’ (Anon)
Today, let us commit ourselves to being with Christ as he breaks down the barriers that divide people and bring healing.
At the very depth of ourselves, we are on the threshold to the reality of God
(Sunday is Pentecost Sunday, the birthday of the Church) ‘I pray to thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within’ (Socrates)
(Sunday May 8th.) Lift up your hearts
(May 1st is the feast of St Joseph the Worker) ‘Joy does not come without effort, when one plants flowers, one must water them’ (German proverb)
(Last Sunday was 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 Bishops Conference)
The tomb is empty-‘He is risen as he said he would’. ( Mk. 16)
‘Mankind would perish if there was no evidence, anytime or anywhere of the divinity of man’ (Gandhi).
‘There is nothing more important in life than compassion for another human being’ (Tolstoy).
‘If you want to make the world a better place, forgive someone for what they’ve said or done’.
“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” (Lao Tzu)