Prayers

The prayers in this section are available to our readers to use.

If you would like the Columban Community to pray for a special intention, send in your request and we will place it before our Chapel Altar. If you wish we will also place the request on our Prayer Request page and invite our readers to pray for you.

Columban Father Pat Sayles produces prayer books and bookmarks through The Prayer Trust. See www.theprayertrust.org.uk.


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    November prayers for the Dead

    During the month of November, the Columban community places lists of the dead before the Altar in our chapel and are remembered during our Masses. 

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    Alway Say A Prayer

    Ever wonder about the abbreviation A.S.A.P.? Generally we think of it in terms of even more hurry and stress in our lives. Maybe if we think of this abbreviation in a different manner, we will begin to find a new way to deal with those rough days along the way.

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    Columban Community Morning Prayer

    A Power Point Presentation of a Columban Community Morning Prayer.

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    November prayers for the Dead

    During the month of November, the Columban community places lists of the dead before the Altar in our chapel and are remembered during our Masses. 

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    Prayer to Saint Columban

    Lord,

    May everything we do this day begin with your blessing and continue with your help.

    May everything we say this day begin with your love and continue wit your grace.

    May everything we plan this day begin with your inspiration and continue with your peace.

    So that throughout our lives all that we begin in you may by you be happily ended,  all that we seek through you may be lovingly attended.

    Amen

    Adapted by Fr. Patrick Sayles SSC

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    Prayer to Saint Columban

    Oh Blessed Columban, who in your zeal to follow Christ left your homeland as a wanderer and spent your life in suffering and exile, help and protect, we humbly ask you, the missionaries of our day who have devoted their lives to preaching the gospel throughout the world.

    Obtain for them, we ask you, that same wisdom and fortitude by which you overcame the dangers, which beset your path and that firm faith and ardent love, which enabled you to endure gladly the privations of this live for the love of Christ.

    Assist and protect us, also, dear Saint Columban, so as to live for God’s glory that when our pilgrimage is over, we may share with you in the joy of our heavenly home,

    Through Christ our Lord. Amen

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    Litany of Saint Columban

    Lord have mercy
    Christ have mercy
    Lord have mercy

    Saint Columban. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, pilgrim and wanderer for Christ, Pray for us
    Saint Columban, disciple of Christ, Pray for us
    Saint Columban, true to the Word of God, Pray for us
    Saint Columban, dove of peace, Pray for us
    Saint Columban, friend of nature. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, lover of animals. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, protector of the environment. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, healer of the sick. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, courageous and fearless. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, caring and brotherly. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, forgiving and rich in mercy. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, contemplative and close to God. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, monk and missionary. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, man of justice and integrity. Pray for us
    Saint Columban, man of freedom and liberty. Pray for us

    Oh Lord hear our prayer
    And grant us your salvation