Monthly Archives: February 2015

Gloria Patri

The Gloria Patri is a short expression of praise to the Trinity from the very early Church. Authors such as Hippolytus (@ 235) and Origen (@ 231) use very similar phrases as they are generally considered the great early thinkers/worshippers … Continue reading

Posted in Prayers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Jesus Clears the Temple: Matthew 21:12

Don’t stop with the cheat at the table or the liar standing in the way; Just like You upset the advantaged few or the in-on-it many; Come and clear out the orgy in me, Your house of prayer. “Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Prayers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Spiritus Sanctus Prayer

This prayer is from the Banner of Truth website and it speaks for itself.  I could not find an author or a context; all to say that the website hosts Valley of Vision devotionals in which daily prayers are also curated. … Continue reading

Posted in Prayers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

In this Moment

“Keri Wehlander is an author, hymn lyricist, liturgical dancer and leader of retreats and workshops. Spirituality and the arts provide a primary focus for her work in various settings in both Canada and the U.S. A passion for making biblical … Continue reading

Posted in Prayers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

St. Valentine’s Day Prayer

St. Valentine’s Day brings out the weird and wonderful, but in the theme of the “patron Saint of love,” may we pray in such a way as to honour love, and honour the Author of Love.  Despite the lonely ache … Continue reading

Posted in Prayers | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Jesus my Patient

There are few people in our generation who have commanded respect as Mother Teresa of Kolkata (Calcutta) had in her life.  This diminutive Albanian nun born in obscurity in 1910 died in the shadows on September 5, 1997, having died the … Continue reading

Posted in Prayers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Make me an instrument of thy peace

I was first introduced to 12th Century St. Francis of Assisi through the 1972 Franco Zeffirelli movie Brother Sun, Sister Moon. It was just before this that I came to a living faith in Christ, and my family noticed the changes … Continue reading

Posted in Prayers | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments