O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)
Let us pray to our Risen Lord, who invites us to share in his Resurrection.
As you equipped the apostles to preach the Gospel to all, strengthen your Church to share the Good News.
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for Nassau & The Bahamas – (West Indies) The Rt Revd Laish Boyd; Natal – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Rubin Phillip; Natal – North West Episcopal Area – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Tsietse Edward Seleoane; Natal – South Episcopal Area – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Dr Hummingfield Ndwandwe
For the Daily Office website and all its visitors, Facebook group members and Twitter followers
Lord, you came that we might have life and have it more abundantly. Restore all situations in our lives that hurt or discourage us and reassure us of your grace.
For Debbie (success in lowering mortgage payment); Michelle (guidance in an ongoing bad job situation); Robert (to get a job that is desperately needed); Betty’s friend (marriage ending, estranged wife and her family are acting cruelly)
You reconciled us by your blood and by your wounds we are healed, restore all of us to that health that is yours to give.
a little boy run over by a lawn mower; Jude (f, migraines); Jesse (m, hand injury)
Those injured in the Boston bombing: Nicole; Michael; Richard
Let the departed rest in peace; comfort those who mourn with the promise of resurrection from the dead and bring all of us safely to your Kingdom.
Boston bombing: Sean; Lingzi (note: incorrectly typed in as Lu originally) and comfort for their familes
We also praise you for the blessings in our lives, especially the gift you gave us at Calvary.
Pat (f, anyeurism surgery went well)
O God, the Father of all, whose Son commanded us to love our enemies: Lead them and us from prejudice to truth: deliver them and us from hatred, cruelty, and revenge; and in your good time enable us all to stand reconciled before you, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)