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Nine Days of Prayer for Discipleship begins

30 May 2014

Join individuals, groups, schools and churches in a Novena of Prayer

Today marks the start of nine days of prayer between Ascension and Pentecost.

A Novena of Prayer has been produced to help those across the Diocese pray together as we prepare for the 2015 Year of Discipleship.

From Friday, 30 May to Saturday, 7 June, a specially written prayer will be given for each day. 

Novena Of Prayer, 683 KB PDF document


These nine days of prayer provide an opportunity to open ourselves to God's love and energy so that, like the early disciples, we become both individually and corporately the people God calls us to be.

Day 1: Friday, May 30

Psalm 1.1-3

Blessed are they...whose delight is in the law of the Lord

Come Holy Spirit fill the hearts of your people 

Adoration: Faithful God, your constant love for us is beyond our understanding.

Confession: for when we have intentionally gone against the way of God's law.

Thanks: for those who encourage us to be faithful to you.

Seeking: to share our delight in following Christ.