Category: Prayer of the Week

Prayer of the Week 18 March 2018 (Lent 5)

Self-giving God, who in Christ gave yourself for our salvation,
thank you that you call us into your mission for the world.
Inspire us, who are partners in the gospel, to follow in your steps,
in the way that leads to fullness of life in you.

Prayer of the Week 11 March 2018 (Lent 4)

Living God, you loved this world so much that you sent your own son, Jesus Christ
who commanded us to love our neighbours as we love ourselves.
Teach us again, we plead, what it means to live as children of the light,
generously sharing your abundance with our neighbours in Jesus name

Prayer of the Week 4 March 2018 (Lent 3)

Living God, we thank you for the air that we breathe and for the rhythm of the seasons.
Grant us the wisdom to care for the earth and protect it.
Help us to act now for the good of future generations and all your creatures.
Help us to become instruments of a new creation, founded on the covenant of your love.

Prayer of the Week 25 February 2018 (Lent 2)

Lord, we thank you for the opportunity this time of Lent offers each one of us.
Helps us in our reflections to search ourselves and see where we have failed;
the gifts we have squandered and allowed others to go waste.
Awaken in us the desire to work towards fulfilling our potential in life guided by your Holy Spirit.

Prayer of the Week 11 February 2018

Living God, in your presence, the prophets quake and those who know you fall to their knees. Today we pray that you would open our eyes to see your glory reflected in the face of Jesus Christ, your Son. Shine in our hearts and dispel the darkness that holds us captive. Shine in our lives as...

Prayer of the Week 4 February 2018

The Lord is gracious and compassionate, long-suffering and ever faithful.
The Lord is good to all; his compassion rests upon all his creatures.
All your creatures praise you, Lord, and your loyal servants bless you.

Prayer of the Week 28 January 2018

And when night comes, and you look back over the day
and see how fragmentary everything has been,
and how much you planned that has gone undone,
and all the reasons you have to be embarrassed and ashamed:
just take everything exactly as it is, put it in God’s hands and leave it with Him.