We pray for all who have responsibility for supporting the faith and well-being of others –
we think of Pope Francis, the bishops and the leaders of churches and faith communities throughout the world;
we think of national and local governments.
Lord, hear us.
We pray for prophets who have to learn to deal with the hardships that their vocations entail;
for members of the mission societies, of the aid agencies, and United Nations organisations.
Lord, hear us
We pray for peace,
for all victims of violence: the deceased, the injured, the bereaved, the homeless.
We pray for refugees and that all nations will accept some responsibility for caring for those who are in need.
Lord, hear us
For the housebound and for all who are ill in the community, and for those who support and care for them:
Mgr Pat Osborne, Hugh Kelly, Patricia McCann, Vincent Riley, Yvonne Watt, Reilly McKenna, Bridget Devlin, Dorothy Laidlaw,
Moira Montgomery, Ann Judge, Cathie Gilbert, Maureen Dolan, Betty McKinney, Mgr Peter Smith, Mgr Noel Woods, Ray Hollier,
Elizabeth Briggs, Pat and Irene Docherty, Teresita and Socorro Ortiz, and Christopher Browne, and those who care for them.
Lord, hear us
for our dead including David MacLean, Stephen Shanahan, Robert Boyle, Stephen Shanahan, Lach MacNeil, Fr Charlie McFadden,
Mgr Donald McKay, Gian Michele Piras, Mary Hayes,
Peter Aloysius Hughes, Thomas Grant, Michael Gara, Danny O’Hara,
For those whose anniversary falls about now including Mary McKenna, Jack Martin, John Lanigan, and Erna Harrison. Lord, hear us
We pray for men and women who serve the country in the armed forces. Lord, hear us
Daily Morning Prayer is led each day in turn by Gerry Fitzpatrick, Hugh Kelly, Stephen Smyth and Joe Docherty, with music by the St Mungo Singers,
cantors Grace Buckley, Helen Healy and Noel Donnelly, with organist Jane McKenna, and harpist Noel Donnelly.
8.15 Today’s morning prayer for schools is led by children of St Andrew’s Primary School, Cumbernauld including the chorus of the ‘Glory to God, and a reading from the Book of Proverbs, with a verse from the Acts of the Apostles sung by Catriona Glen.
8.20: Looking ahead to Sunday 10th September, Canon Bob Hill comments on Matthew 18: 15-20 and the Lord’s guidance on mercy.
08.24 Gerry Fitzpatrick leads a short prayer for the sick
12.00 noon: the Scottish Catholic Observer: This week we hear about a councillor with a unfortunate past, look at the Pope’s visit to Ireland next year and wonder whether or not St Patrick ever visited Scotland
12.30 – 18.00: archive music
18.00: The Scottish Catholic Observer: This week we hear about a councillor with a unfortunate past, look at the Pope’s visit to Ireland next year and wonder whether or not St Patrick ever visited Scotland
18.15: A service for those who are bereaved.
18.30 – 20.00: archive music
The Evening Hour (Evening Prayer, Magazine and Night Prayer) at 20.00 is repeated at 21.00 and 22.00.
20.00: Evening Prayer this week is led on alternate days by John McMaster and Netta Ewing.
20.20: in our Magazine: Frances Gallagher gives News and Events from Justice and Peace, Scotland. From Open House, Jean Swinbank looks back at the feast of the Assumption with Noel Donnelly; then,’Nehemiah’: Brendan Gill reads Richard Baxter’s article from Life and work – the magazine of the Church of Scotland, and finally, from the Missionaries of Africa, Brendan reads of ‘Maryam, Mother of Issa, and role model of believers’.
20.50: There is a different Night Prayer each evening this week led by Joe Docherty, Bridget Devlin, Marie Rogers and Noreen Smith.