Prayer for the Third Sunday after Epiphany

O almighty God, you raised up your blessed Son in righteousness, and revealed him in the flesh; Grant that we may always follow him both in word and deed, so that, listening to him with our hearts, we may be partakers of his glory; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Source: Freely modified … Continue reading Prayer for the Third Sunday after Epiphany

Prayer for the Second Sunday after Epiphany

O Lord God, you always hear those who cry to you, and you show your tender mercy to those who are distressed. Help us to despise the emptiness of this world, renounce its deceits, and find in Christ our eternal and exceedingly great reward; Grant this, for the sake of your blessed Son, our Savior. … Continue reading Prayer for the Second Sunday after Epiphany

An Epiphany Prayer

O Lord, enlighten your people, and ever kindle their hearts with the splendor of your grace, that the nativity of the Savior of the world, once shown by a star, may ever more and more be revealed to our minds; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Source: Ambrosian Rite Source of this version: Modified from A Book of Prayers: Together with Psalms and … Continue reading An Epiphany Prayer

An Epiphany Prayer

The heavens are shining with the clear beauty of the stars, O Lord, and the earth is made beautiful by your light, because you came to this world from your holy dwelling place. Remove all sadness from our hearts, because you have come to make all things new. Grant also that as we see your light we  may … Continue reading An Epiphany Prayer

Sarum Kyrie eleison. No. 3.

III. On the Epiphany, Whitsun (Pentecost) Day especially. O Lord, fountain of goodness, Father unbegotten, from whom all good things come, have mercy on us. O Lord, you sent your Son to suffer for the sins of the world that he might save it, have mercy on us. O Lord, you bestow the sevenfold gifts of … Continue reading Sarum Kyrie eleison. No. 3.

Holy Cross Day

On September 14, some Christians observe Holy Cross Day. In the Roman Church the day’s focus is on the finding of the relics of the original cross. Among Lutherans the focus is on the words of Jesus, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me” (Matthew 16:24). Here … Continue reading Holy Cross Day

Index / Contents

A Collection of Prayers About This Project Contact Support A Collection of Prayers Prayers by Era: 1st Century2nd Century3rd Century4th Century5th Century6th Century7th Century 8th Century9th Century10th Century11th Century12th Century13th Century14th Century 15th Century16th Century17th Century18th Century19th Century20th Century21st Century Prayers by Content: (Bold Items are tags, italic items are searches) angels, anxiety Biblical Prayers, Blessings and Benedictions, broken care, Celtic … Continue reading Index / Contents

Keep Us Safe, Lead Us Home

Dear God, lead us with the Wise Men by the star of your holy Word to your Son, Christ Jesus, and always protect us from every attack. Then we will return to our home country by another route, that is, to God by whom we are created, and finally come to the source again, as … Continue reading Keep Us Safe, Lead Us Home