In Trouble and Turmoil, Be Our Peace

Lord of the nations,God in whom we trust,you alone are holy,good, wise,and the source of every blessing. In trouble and turmoil,be our peace. In our hearts and mindsgive us the peace that surpasses understanding.In our mouthsput words of peace,and make us peacemakersthat we may be called your children. Let the truth of your Word govern … Continue reading In Trouble and Turmoil, Be Our Peace

Featured Prayers: Prayers for Peace in Troubled Times

Collects for Peace The Collect for Peace (Gelasian) Evening Prayer, Armenian Augustine of Hippo (1) Augustine of Hippo (2) Clement of Rome Common Service Book (Lutheran) (1) Common Service Book (Lutheran) (2) George Dawson Dionysius Eastern Orthodox Church Gallican Gelasian (1) Gelasian (2) Gregorian Leonine (1) Leonine (2) Mozarabic (1) Mozarabic (2) Mozarabic (3) Mozarabic … Continue reading Featured Prayers: Prayers for Peace in Troubled Times

After Deliverance from Trouble

Almighty and merciful God, I humbly and heartily thank you for your loving kindness and tender mercies, that you have heard my humble prayer, and graciously delivered me from my trouble and misery. Give me the help of your grace that I may obediently walk in your holy commandments, and lead a sober, righteous and … Continue reading After Deliverance from Trouble

In Time of Trouble

  O God, you count the number of the stars, and call them all by their names. Heal the contrite in heart, gather together the outcasts, and enrich us with the fullness of your wisdom; through Christ our Lord. Amen. Source: Sarum Rite Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Middle Ages, edited by J. … Continue reading In Time of Trouble

A Prayer for Help in Troubles

O Lord, you have preserved us during the labors of the day. Guard us through the dangers of the night. Let your Holy Spirit watch over us, and be our defense, now and forever; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Source: from Mozarabic Evening Prayer from  Mozarabic Collects, ed. Rev. Chas. R. Hale, New York, 1881, p. 61 Graphic: … Continue reading A Prayer for Help in Troubles

The Way of Light

The Way of Light or Stations of Easter is a counterpart to the Stations of the Cross with the focus on the events following Christ’s resurrection. The versicle and response, “We adore you, O Christ,…” is from the traditional devotions for the Stations of the Cross, expanded for use in the Easter season. The prayers that … Continue reading The Way of Light

Litany of Intercession

Lord, have mercy.Christ, have mercy.Lord, have mercy. God the Father in heaven, have mercy on us.God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us. God, your ears are open to our prayers,graciously help those for whom we pray. Christ, hear us. From all evil,from all … Continue reading Litany of Intercession

A Prayer for Peace

Lord Jesus Christ,you told your disciples,“My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, and do not let it be afraid.” Give us peace,peace that surpasses all understanding,peace and goodwill from you,peace that guards our hearts and minds and keeps them … Continue reading A Prayer for Peace

Litany of the Ascension

Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father in heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us. Jesus, King of … Continue reading Litany of the Ascension