Category: prayer

Prayer of Deprecation/Comprecation

Holy God, Replace in me My conceit with humility. My envy with mercy My anger with patience My overindulgence with self-control My coarseness with decency My distractions with contentment My lukewarmness with readiness Amen Adapted from The Private Prayers of Lancelot Andrewes

Prayer of Confession

In the Book of Common Prayer, the morning prayer of confession begins, ALMIGHTY and most merciful Father; We have erred, and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep… I was interested to read Lancelot Andrewes note on this prayer — We have wittingly and… Continue Reading “Prayer of Confession”

Resurrection Branches

I was delighted to learn that the pussywillow is waved on Palm Sunday in many Eastern and Slavic churches. “The Pussy Willow is also our Easter symbol,” said Father Czeslaw Krysa, rector of St. Casimir’s Church in Buffalo, in a 2013¬†article. He said that… Continue Reading “Resurrection Branches”