Prayer

Prayers which can be used when you cannot attend a Mass in person are here. Readings for the day are on Universalis.

 

There are special prayers for a Mass In Time of Pandemic.

Please pray...

... for those of our parishes who have ongoing need of our prayers, including

St Theresa’s: Alan, Ana, Ann, Cheryl, Christine, Harold, Joan, Luis Ellis, Marilyn, Mary H, Mary L, Nicolo, Olive, Robert, Rosemary, Sheila, Stephen, Valerie;

St George’s: Balavendra, Bran, Chris, Compton, Florence, Kathleen, Margaret, Maria, Maritza, Mark, Mary, Nora, Paddy, Reg, Sandra, Valerie, Vince;

...for the repose of the souls of Tim Martin, and of Philip Tartaglia, Archbishop of Glasgow.

Prayer Group

Thursday 8pm via video-link: a small and informal group meeting to pray and read the scriptures together. If you'd like to join the group, or just 'come and see' you'd be very welcome. Just send an email and you will receive the link for the meeting.

Praying with children

Godly Play is a Christian movement centred on childhood spirituality – providing training to transform thinking and practice for the whole of life.

 

Colour and Shape is a weekly online Children's Liturgy for young families. Sunday liturgies are uploaded to a YouTube channel and there is also content and social interaction on Facebook.

CAFOD provides Children's Liturgy material for each Sunday, including a picture to colour in.

Resources on the Internet
Prayer Resources

Whether you prefer to read, listen or watch, there's a wide choice of resources available. If you have found another resource which you would recommend, please let us know!

Pray as you go offers an audio reflection on one of the day's readings. 

Sacred Space offers a series of brief prompts to daily prayer. It also offers a 14-day 'Isolation Retreat' which can be done over two weeks, or you can just dip into the themes that speak to you.

The Shrine at Walsingham has a full programme of prayers and devotions, including Mass at 9:0am and noon.

 

The Taizé Community live streams sung Evening Prayer at 7:30 pm (UK time) or catch up on their Facebook page.

Video talks

Fr Stephen Wang's Pause for Faith YouTube channel live streams a talk or homily each day or you can watch recordings at a time which suits you. There's a wide variety of subjects.

Reflections on Sunday readings

The Dominicans provide a new Catholic homily each week.