Franciscan Benediction

The origins of this prayer are unknown, but it surely presents another perspective of St Francis. May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression and exploitation of people so that you may work for justice, freedom and peace.   May God bless you with tears to shed for those who suffer pain, rejection, hunger […]

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Sending Forth: Let us tell the Good News — Lawrence Moore, UK

Let us tell the Good News: this world is not God-forsaken, abandoned to futility and destruction. God has not failed: This world will become the Realm of God. Let us live the Good News: care for the sick and suffering, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, struggle against injustice, care for the earth, so that […]

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Benediction around creativity — Matt Cutler, Australia

So … May you be awoken. Awoken to the universe and galaxies of beauty and creativity – And to the Creative energy alive in you – creating, living, longing and loving. And may you, with Christ as your guide, live alive in this very universe as a witness to the goodness and creativity of God.

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The Way, Truth and Life –Michael Reiss, UK

inspired by John 14:6  Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year A You are the Way Help us to find new ways of Walking You are the Truth Help us to find new ways of Talking You are the Life Help us to find new ways of Living You are Love Help us to find new ways […]

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