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Topic: faith

Prayer

Take good care (A child’s prayer)

Thank you for all the wonderful things
You have made:
The whole world, all the people
My home, my school, my friends, my pets.

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Prayer

Woman at the Well

I don’t even want to recount
what has happened
in my life this year.
I just want to be with the One
who already knows.
who knows me through and through
better than I know myself.

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A walk with God

Be my guide.
Help me to be aware
Of all that lies before, behind and around me.

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Prayer

Jesus the Breath of Life, our Hope: a nurse’s prayer during coronavirus

May this layer of protection never be a separation of compassion.
With so many sick, help us to give quality when unable to give time.

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A prayer for restoration and rebirth: A response to the coronavirus

Protect us from plummeting into the social darkness of racism, poverty and despair that a pandemic can cause.
Aid our global community as it seeks to share resources, human skills and the knowledge needed to eradicate the virus.

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Prayer in this Time of Need

Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.

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February Black History Month prayer service

During Black History month, we raise up the memory of Black Americans whose lives inspire us to live our baptismal call to the fullest, and implore their intercession to blot out the sin of racism

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Christmas Tree Blessing

‘Bless this tree as a symbol of our celebration of Jesus’ birth’

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Prayer

May I see clearly …

May I see clearly with the eye of my beating heart. May I have the wisdom to listen with special care. May my heart and mind be in tune to…

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Prayer

Healer

Her voice echoes from of old, beckoning me to be still.

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Quote

“We can expect that our good works, our works of love and mercy and justice will abide. …they will last, remain. What a great promise! When we love, act justly, respond in mercy – it matters; it makes a difference; it bears a fruit that will endure.”

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Quote

“Humble yourself - that is very good - but do not yield to discouragement.”

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Quote of the day

October 30
“A good spirit reigns in our house...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin