Category Archives: Prayer

A Pilgrim’s Prayer

I have been working on the new souvenir guidebook for Peterborough Cathedral – writing copy and ensuring that there is a common voice for the whole text. It is a truly collaborative effort and I think we have produced an … Continue reading

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Places to Be

It was a privilege this afternoon to welcome Antony Gormley to St John’s Church in the heart of the city centre in Peterborough for a celebration of the installation of his three sculptures ‘Places to Be’. These have been placed … Continue reading

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Peterborough 900 – Prayer

Peterborough 900 Prayer God of wonder and new life we thank you for the awe-inspiring beauty of this holy place raised in hope from the ashes and held in grace; for all who have loved and cared for it through … Continue reading

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Reformation 500 (1517-2017)

This weekend many churches will be marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The trigger date is 31st October 1517 when Martin Luther is said to have nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg.  This … Continue reading

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Prayer: Slavery and Exploitation

There are shocking cases of modern slavery and exploitation coming to court. The most recent concerns appalling abuse in Lincolnshire.  This prayer is for all facing exploitation or enslaved today. It has a passing reference to the seventeenth century pamphlet … Continue reading

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Prayer: Racial Harmony and Justice

Following the latests attacks by white supremacists in Charlottesville, in the United States of America, a prayer for racial harmony and justice – that all be honoured as brothers and sisters adopted by God’s grace.           … Continue reading

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Prayer before a Mystery Play

We live in a visual age.  Drama, images and story-telling speak to us through all forms of media. Live theatre has a particular enchantment for exciting the imagination as it draws us into the story, as if present within it. … Continue reading

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