Pray With Us

Each day we pray for the needs of individuals and of the world

TUESDAY – Week 1

Leader: O God, come to our aid All: O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end, Amen. Alleluia! Tonight’s hymn, ‘Where there is love’, please join in…

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PENTECOST SUNDAY

Leader: Send out your Holy Spirit & renew the face of the earth. Silence for a few moments. Leader: Come Holy Spirit All: Come among us. Leader: Come Holy Spirit All: Come as the wind to move us. Leader: Come Holy Spirit All: Come as the fire to prove us. Leader: Come Holy Spirit All:…

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Saturday Reflection – 30th May – Vigil of Pentecost

On this last day of the novena we prepare for the great feast of Pentecost, the feast of the Coming of the Spirit.  We suggest you might like to read tomorrow’s Gospel reflectively and use one or other, or both, of the Novena prayers. John 7:37-39 On the last and greatest day of the festival,…

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FRIDAY in the 7th WEEK of EASTERTIDE

Leader: Jesus Christ, risen & ascended one, All: We greet you. Leader: The Spirit is near, All: Come, Holy Spirit.   At the end of the week, we may like to speak of any situation or concern that we have in which we have been involved during the week & place them before the Lord…

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THURSDAY in the 7th WEEK of EASTERTIDE

Leader: Let the earth proclaim – All: The joy of your name. Leader: Let each bulb rejoice – All: Its growth be a voice. Leader: Let each seed & flower – All: Tell of your power. Leader: Let the growing bright sun – All: Show the deed that is done. Leader: Let us hear from…

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Praying at Home

Holy Week and Easter celebrations during lockdown No access to our usual places of worship, no gathering with our Parish Community, no direct contact with our Parish Priest, except through virtual links. How were we to celebrate this most holy season of Holy Week and Easter? Here at Howe Close we were blessed with being…

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Art for Prayer and Reflection – S M Stephen

As we all find new ways to pray and reflect, during our time spent in isolation, sometimes images speak louder than words.  In her own words, Sister Mary Stephen explains the inspiration behind her art:  “In my artwork I try to make visible God’s invisible energy, that life which flows through all creation and is…

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A prayer in uncertain times

Can we pray for those who will be offering hospitality at food banks, night shelters and on the streets, for those who keep in touch with the house bound and lonely, For all of us as we think of ways to lessen our carbon foot print   And for those affected in whatever way by…

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Climate Change Conference 2020

6TH FEBRUARY 2020 For our government that they work together to make the Climate Change Conference in Scotland later this year truly productive and that each one of us finds ways making this a greener country.   The Operation Noah Prayer Creator God, how deep are your designs! You made a living earth, cloud, rain…

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