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A Breath of Fresh Prayer

The following Celtic Prayer was written by the SouthEast neighborhood group. Click here to see the other prayers. As I look into the mirror And taste my wretched breath Cleanse the clinging particles stuck in the crevices of my life As I encounter people with garlic breath May I breathe fresh mint into the day As I encounter those around […]

A Commute Prayer

The following Celtic Prayer was written by the Midtown neighborhood group. Click here to see the other prayers. Holy God, three in One. I pray for the commute to come, And thank you for a physically effortless one I give thanks for the presence of Your Holy Angels      that protect our bones, And for blessing those that designed the crumple […]

A Prayer for Brushing Teeth

The following Celtic Prayer was written by the NorthEast neighborhood group. Click here to see the other prayers. Father, Creator … I am squeezing toothpaste. Thanks for fresh starts And making each day new. Jesus, Redeemer … I am brushing my teeth. Please brighten my smile And attitude toward those around me. Spirit, Sustainer … I am brushing my tongue. […]

Prayers for Washing Dishes

The following Celtic Prayer was written by the SouthEast neighborhood group. Click here to see the other prayers. — I — Washing the dishes Fresh water trickling down hands Peace enters my soul — II — Holy Father, When I approach the sink and focus my thoughts,      reveal your character to me. Quiet my mind and bring your perfect peace. […]

Neighborhood Prayers

Each of our Neighborhood groups had an opportunity to pick a routine activity and write their own Celtic prayers. Feel free to use them as a part of your daily activities. Prayers for Washing Dishes by the SouthEast Neighborhood A Prayer for Brushing Teeth by the NorthEast Neighborhood A Commute Prayer by the Midtown Neighborhood A Breath of Fresh Prayer […]

Celtic Prayers

The Celtic movement during the Middle Ages developed a holistic form of spirituality with applicable parallels for today. The monks would often pray through their daily activities. They found even the most mundane activities as opportunities for talking with God. Some of these prayers were specific to waking up, or starting the morning fire, or taking care of their flocks, […]

Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina is a way to approach scripture that has proved fruitful to the historical church. It means ‘divine reading’ and started in the Benedictine order but is now widely practiced in the church. It’s a way of praying with Scripture that calls one to study, ponder, listen and finally, pray from God’s Word. The Four Moments Lectio Divina has […]