Almighty and everlasting God, mercifully look upon our infirmities, and in all our dangers and necessities stretch out your right hand to help and defend us, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Book of Common Prayer View Newsletter
Almighty and everlasting God, who dost govern all things in heaven and earth: mercifully hear the supplications of thy people, and grant us thy peace all the days of our life. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Book of Common Prayer View Newsletter
Almighty and eternal God, who at the baptism of Jesus didst reveal him to be thy Son, anointing him with the Holy Spirit: grant that we, being born again by water and the Spirit, may be faithful to our calling as thine adopted children. Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one
O God, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles: Mercifully grant, that we, which know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy glorious Godhead; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Book of Common Prayer View Newsletter
Almighty God, who hast given us thy only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and as at this time to be born of a pure Virgin: Grant that we being regenerate, and made thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by thy Holy Spirit; through the same our Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth
O LORD, raise up (we pray thee) thy power, and come among us, and with great might succour us; that whereas, through our sins and wickedness, we are sore let and hindered in running the race that is set before us, thy bountiful grace and mercy may speedily help and deliver us; through
O Lord Jesus Christ, who at thy first coming didst send thy messenger to prepare thy way before thee: grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready thy way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, that at thy
Blessed Lord, who hast caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant that we may in such wise hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience and comfort of thy holy Word, we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which
Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious
The Bishop of London has joined the congregation of St Saviour, Warwick Avenue and the community of Little Venice for a special service and the blessing of the canal boats of the Paddington Basin as part of the annual ‘Canalway Cavalcade’.
The day began as the Bishop led a mass at St Saviour’s, which included
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended the traditional Maundy Thursday Service at Westminster Abbey in London. The Monarch, who is celebrating her 85th birthday, distributed Maundy money to 85 men and 85 women. Each recipient is being recognised for their service to the church and the community.
In Britain today, the Queen follows a very traditional role of giving Maundy Money to a group of pensioners. The tradition of the Sovereign giving