Prayer of Lament

Prayer of Lament

Below is a prayer that Rev. Peter Bush, Moderator of the General Assembly provided in light of the recent shooting at First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs, Texas. God have mercy, Christ have mercy, God have mercy, We pray for your arms of love to enfold the people...
Prayer of Concern

Prayer of Concern

Because you, God, love the world, Because in Christ you walked it, We dare to pray. To connect the words of ancient scripture To the life of the world today; To let the urgent summons of Jesus Surpass our reticence to respond. To awaken the minds of those in power To...
A Highland Prayer

A Highland Prayer

In my devotionals this week I came across the following reading: In Highland tradition God is regarded both in Himself and in His Three Persons as a Chief and Ard Righ, with personal tied to His people. It is after the manner of a chieftain, of a hero, or of a prince...
A Prayer on Grieving

A Prayer on Grieving

Into my grieving I weave the strength of the Father. Into my grieving I weave the compassion of the Son. Into my grieving I weave the comfort of the Spirit. Into my grieving I receive the presence of the Three in One. Into my anger I invite the patience of the Father....
A Pub Blessing

A Pub Blessing

Prayer comes in many forms. When we look at traditional prayers that have been offered in the past we might shake our heads about the sensibilities. One such prayer is ‘A Pub Blessing’ attributed to St. Brigid. Here the prayer tends to illicit thoughts of...
St. Patrick’s Breastplate a Prayer for Protection

St. Patrick’s Breastplate a Prayer for Protection

We sit in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, of severe monsoon flooding in SouthEast Asia and with Hurricane Irma having devastated many small Caribbean nations, with its course now set for Florida. We acknowledge that these are only some of the calamities which face...

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