Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer was taught by Lord Jesus Christ to his disciples

Our Father, who is in Heaven, hallowed be your name; your kingdom come; your will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those that trespass against us. Lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil. For yours is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Nicene Creed

WE BELIEVE in one God,
the Father, the Almighty,
maker of heaven and earth,
of all that is, seen and unseen.

We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ,
the only Son of God,
eternally begotten of the Father,
God from God, Light from Light,
true God from true God,
begotten, not made,
of one Being with the Father.
Through him all things were made.

For us and for our salvation
he came down from heaven:
by the power of the Holy Spirit
he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary,
and was made man.

For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate;
he suffered death and was buried.
On the third day he rose again
in accordance with the Scriptures;
he ascended into heaven
and is seated at the right hand of the Father.

He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead,
and his kingdom will have no end.

We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life,
who proceeds from the Father and the Son.
With the Father and the Son he is worshipped and glorified.
He has spoken through the Prophets.
We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church.
We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.
We look for the resurrection of the dead,
and the life of the world to come.

Amen.

 

The Prayer of St Francis of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console,
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

 

Our Lady of Walsingham

St. Francis of Assisi Isleworth is honoured and blessed to have a holy cell of the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, 
where candles may be lit, and her intercessions petitioned in prayer.

 

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Ancient Prayer of Our Lady of Walsingham:
O alone of all women, Mother most happy, Virgin most pure,
now we, sinful as we are, come to see you, who are all pure.
We salute you, we honour you as how we may with our humble offerings.
May your Son grant us the grace of the Holy Spirit, that we may deserve spiritually to conceive the Lord Jesus in our inmost soul,
and once conceived, never to lose him. Amen

 

Prayer Requests

If you would like us to pray for you or for someone else, please email us stating who or what you would like us to pray for. Your prayer request will form part of our prayers at St. Francis Church for the next month. Please email us again at the end of the month if you would like the prayer to continue, updating us where necessary.

Alternatively, please say if you wish the prayer to be part of the personal prayers of the clergy rather than the public prayers of the church at worship.

Your email will be treated as confidential and we will not contact you unless you have specifically asked us to do so.

stfrancisisleworth@hotmail.com

 

The Re-Jesus Website

The ReJesus Website Take a look at the ReJesus website and discover more about Jesus. Explore his life, character, teaching and followers. Click on the ReJesus logo.

 

“Pray One For Me”

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