Praying at Home Today: Saturday 19 February 2022
Praying at home today:
Do not worry about those who seem to get their own way
We hope these readings, prayers, music and the short reflection will help you stay in touch with the Church and to sustain you on your journey through life.
Opening to the Word
You can spend a few moments in silence,
focussing on your breathing
to become more mindful of the present moment
and to open yourself more fully
to God’s presence within you.
Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for God;
do not fret over those who prosper in their way,
over those who carry out evil devices.
Subditus esto Domino, et ora eum.
Noli aemulari in eo qui prosperatur in via sua;
in homine faciente injustitias.
Garde le silence devant l’Eternel et espère en Dieu,
ne t’irrite pas contre celui qui réussit dans ses entreprises,
contre l’homme qui réalise ses méchants projets!
The Liturgy of the Word
Here are today’s Bible readings. You can read just one, or all of them if you have time.
One link to all the readings
Separate links to each reading
Music for reflection
In communion with Martin Luther (Reformer, 1545)
and all who seek to do God’s will,
we continue our journey in faith today:
- for our beautiful, yet troubled world
that we may be enlivened by its wonder
and care for it in its fragility
- for John, who has only two months left to live, and for Pamela
- for all whom we love.
With Holy Trinity, Stirling, part of the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane,
we invite you to pray today:
- for Cathy Johnston, our Lay Representative
and that we may all endeavour to live a Christian life
- for the College of Bishops
- for Bishop Ian
- for the people of St Mary, Newport-on-Tay with St Margaret, Tayport
Katherine Barrable and Lay Reader Margaret Gray
- for the Bishop’s Chaplain for Retired Clergy.
For all who have asked for our prayers.
a moment of silence
The Lord’s Prayer
in English, Latin and French
– The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name.
Your Kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins,
as we forgive those
who sin against us.
Lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom,
the power and the glory are yours,
now and for ever.
– Pater noster
Pater noster, qui es in cælis;
sanctificetur nomen tuum:
adveniat regnum tuum;
fiat voluntas tua,
sicut in cælo, et in terra.
Panem nostrum cotidianum da nobis hodie:
et dimitte nobis debita nostra,
sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris:
et ne nos inducas in tentationem:
sed libera nos a malo.
Quia tuum est regnum,
et potestas, et gloria, in saecula.
– La Prière du Seigneur (2017)
Notre Père, qui es aux cieux,
que ton nom soit sanctifié,
que ton règne vienne,
que ta volonté soit faite sur la terre comme au ciel.
Donne-nous aujourd’hui notre pain de ce jour.
Pardonne-nous nos offenses,
comme nous pardonnons aussi à ceux qui nous ont offensés.
Et ne nous laisse pas entrer en tentation
mais délivre-nous du Mal.
Car c’est à toi qu’appartiennent le règne,
la puissance et la gloire
pour les siècles des siècles. Amen.
grant that with our minds set always on your wisdom and love,
we may pursue both in word and deed those things that are pleasing in your sight;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end. Amen.
Returning to the world
Let us bless the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
Thank you for joining us in praying at home.
Oremus pro invicem.
In these strange times, we are called to trust
The lectionary for weekdays is taken from the Vanderbilt Divinity Library.
In that lectionary, the readings are in the following order: Old Testament reading, Psalm, New Testament reading; we have changed the order to the more usual OT, Psalm and NT.
- English Bible texts are usually from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicised Catholic Edition, copyright © 1989, 1993, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
- Latin Bible texts are from Biblia Sacra Vulgata, and are in the Public Domain.
- French Bible texts are mainly from Version Segond 21, copyright © 2007 Société Biblique de Genève by Société Biblique de Genève; Deuterocanonical (Apocryphal) texts are taken from Association Épiscopale Liturgique pour les pays Francophones.
Images, unless otherwise stated, are by Alistair Warwick.
Music engraved by The Art of Music.
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