Praying at Home Today: Tuesday 10 May 2022
Praying at home today:
Anywhere there is injustice, God cries out in the voice of the poor
The Lord is risen!
He is risen indeed. Alleluia!
We hope these readings, prayers, music and 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.
Put away violence and oppression,
and do what is just and right.
Cease your evictions of my people,
says the Lord God.
Iniquitatem et rapinas intermittite,
et judicium et justitiam facite:
separate confinia vestra a populo meo,
ait Dominus Deus.
Renoncez à la violence et à l’oppression,
appliquez le droit et la justice,
mettez fin à vos exactions envers mon peuple,
déclare le Seigneur, l’Eternel.
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
God’s insistence on justice and peace
Today’s short reading is addressed to the ‘princes of Israel’. “Enough!”, God says!
And we know only too well of the need for peace and justice in the Holy Land and among its neighbours.
But it is not only this region that God addresses.
Anywhere there is injustice, God cries out in the voice of the poor and the dispossessed for lasting peace.
Music for reflection
In the light of the Risen Christ
we continue our journey in faith:
- for the lonely and the oppressed
- for those with no voice
- for refugees and migrants
especially those who have come to our communities
that we may welcome them warmly, giving hope in place of fear
- for John, on his birthday
Cycle of Prayer in the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane
With Holy Trinity, Stirling, in the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane,
we invite you to pray today:
- for our church magazine group, Libby, Liza and Ann
- for the College of Bishops
- for Bishop Ian
- for the Diocese of Brechin and Bishop Andrew
- for the people of the Strathearn Group of Churches
(St Columba, Crieff, St Serf, Comrie, St Angus, Lochearnhead and St Fillan, Killin)
and Gennie Evans
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.
the light of whose truth stretches out to those who go astray,
that they may return to the path of righteousness:
give your grace to all who profess themselves Christians,
that they may cast out what is harmful,
and pursue all that gives life;
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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