A Prayer of Confession

O God, my heavenly Father, I confess that I have grievously sinned against you in many ways; not only by outward transgression, but also by secret thoughts and desires, which I cannot fully understand, but which are all known to you. I do earnestly repent, and am truly sorry for these my offences. In your great … Continue reading A Prayer of Confession

A Prayer for Comfort

Almighty God, Father of all mercies and giver of all comfort: deal graciously, we pray, with those who mourn, that, casting all their care on you, they may know the consolation of your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen Source: http://funeralhelper.org/prayer-almighty-god.html Also found here: http://www.beliefnet.com/prayers/christian/death/prayer-for-those-who-mourn.aspx#hwckbYYCie2SB1v1.99 prayer for the dead in middle ages prayers for … Continue reading A Prayer for Comfort

The Seven Words from the Cross

1. “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”Luke 23:34 O God in heaven, your Son did not strike back with revenge against his enemies as they ridiculed and crucified him, but he prayed for their forgiveness. Guide us to remain faithful to your Word, to follow your divine will, and to forgive … Continue reading The Seven Words from the Cross