Prayers from More News

Prayers from our newsletter, chosen by our Lay Chaplain.

Thanksgiving

I give thanks to my Creator for this wonderful life where each of us has the opportunity to learn things we could not know by any other means.

Who is my Neighbour (The Good Samaritan)

“I tell you solemnly, whatever you do for the least of my brothers, you do for me” (Jesus, Matt. 25)

Discipleship

‘At an early age I learned that the Gospel has to be lived’ (Catherine de Hueck Doherty)

Saints

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

Courage

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

Faces

‘There can be no happiness for us as long as the things we do are different from the things we believe in.’ (Anon)

Being Healed (Forgiveness)

Today, let us commit ourselves to being with Christ as he breaks down the barriers that divide people and bring healing.

Being Real

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

Birthdays

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

The Ascension

(Sunday May 8th.) Lift up your hearts

Work

(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)

Vocation

(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)