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Saturday, April 19, 2014

My Easter Prayer

First of all, I pray for Michelle, the light of my life.

I pray for all the Christian people of the world, that this Eastertide will bring a rekindling of their faith, and that we move ever closer to being one in Christ.

I offer a prayer of thanks to my guardian angel, who has lit my path for so many years, and who I so seldom remember.

I pray for all the worshippers at the Holy Spirit and Virgin Mary churches, Ballymun, whose combined congregations celebrated the Easter Vigil a few hours ago.

I pray for Katy-Louise, the little girl whose baptism we celebrated at that Vigil. May Christ be the light of her life.

I pray for all the priests of the world, who pass on to us the flame of the Apostles. I pray that the Holy Spirit sends us more priests, and fans the flames of vocation in young men and women who are called to the priesthood and to religious life.

I pray for all my family, living and dead. I pray for all the ancestors whose names and faces I never knew, but who passed the torch of life to me.

I pray for everyone who ever called me friend.

I pray for Ireland, that it may once again shine out as a Christian witness to all the nations.

I pray for everyone who reads this blog, that your prayers are answered and that God reveals Himself to you in many and wonderful ways.

Happy Easter!

7 comments:

  1. Thank you and Happy Easter to you brother!
    Let's rejoice: He is alive.

    Daniele
    (a long-time lurker from Sardinia, Italy)

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  2. Amen! And Happy Easter to you too!

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  3. It's the articles like this that always make me feel silly getting around to reading them late. These were very nice and sweet prayer requests Maolsheachlann. A belated Happy Easter.

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  4. Not belated at all, Antaine, it's still not Pentecost Sunay! Happy Easter and thanks!

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