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Morning Prayer for January 17th

Good morning, friends. We invite you to join Mary Ryan for morning prayer from Sacred Heart Church, in Kilburn, London. Today’s reading is from the Gospel of Mark and tells us about Jesus being challenged by the Pharisees, about his disciples picking corn on the Sabbath day. As an observant Jew, Jesus honoured the Sabbath;...

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morning prayer january 16th

Oblate Family Morning Prayer Monday January 16th

Good morning friends. We invite you to join Mary Ryan for morning prayer in Sacred Heart Church, Quex Road. In today’s gospel reading, Jesus was teaching that he’d come to bring a new law of love. The Pharisees were rather rigid rule followers. By using the metaphor of a wedding, Jesus was emphasizing he was...

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morning prayer january 15th

Morning Prayer, Sunday January 15th

Good morning friends! We join Mary for this morning’s time of prayer together. The readings today speak very clearly about two things: the identity of Jesus and mission of Jesus. It is so important to know who Jesus is if we claim to follow him. “‘I will make you the light of the nations so...

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Morning Prayer for January 13th

Good morning and welcome to morning prayer! Today’s morning prayer comes from south India, and Kirk goes into more detail about this. The Gospel reading for today is the story of the paralytic, who is cured by Jesus. The group reflects on the meaning and significance of this event. Thank you for joining us today.

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Morning Prayer for January 12th

Good morning and welcome to morning prayer! Today’s morning prayer comes from Kerala, in south India, where Kirk’s family joins us in reflecting on the Gospel of Mark, where some of the family mime out the story of the leper. Kirk – and Dexter – also explain the story behind where they are today, so...

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Morning Prayer for January 11th

Good morning friends. We invite you to join Mary, from the Oblate Lourdes Pilgrimage Team, for morning prayer today. The Gospel reading for today comes from Mark, which details Jesus healing many people, including Peter’s mother-in-law. Mary focuses on the line that Jesus needed to find his own quiet time, alone with his father. Mary...

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Morning Prayer for January 10th

Good morning friends. We invite you to join Padraig, from Dublin, for morning prayer today. Today’s reading comes from the Gospel of Mark, and is about a time in Capernaum when Jesus went into the synagogue to teach the people. There was a man with an unclean spirit, who Jesus healed. Padraig explores this reading...

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Morning Prayer for January 9th

Good morning friends. We invite you to join Caroline, from Cumbria, for morning prayer today. Today’s reading comes from the Gospel of Matthew, and catapults us from the manger to the start of Jesus’ ministry, with the baptism of the Lord. Jesus is baptised to bring good news to the suffering; he is sent out...

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Morning Prayer for January 8th – Baptism of the Lord

Good morning friends. We invite you to join Caroline, from Cumbria, for morning prayer today. Today’s reading comes from the Gospel of Matthew, and focuses on the visit of the wise men to the baby Jesus. Caroline explores in greater detail the account of the Magi’s journey to see the new-born king. She then goes...

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Morning Prayer for January 7th

Good morning friends. We invite you to join Fr Martin, in Inchicore, for morning prayer today. Today’s reading comes from the Gospel of Luke. It talks about being ready for the Son of Man coming in an hour we do not expect. Fr Martin shares some words of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, for you to...

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