Prayer Articles

by Peta Edmonds

Peta Edmonds is a writer and volunteer at Jesuit Communications

18 Aug
2016
The Heart of the Homeless

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The homeless are under the bridges we walk over. They sleep in 24-hour bank foyers to get out of the rain while I get my...

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9 Jun
2016
Blessed by the mess of the princess

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The angel of healing has come into my life in different ways. For me, looking up to different figures has been a help for me....

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26 Apr
2016
Steps in prayer

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Lately I pray from my Grandmother’s morning and evening prayer book. One of the lines from my favourite prayer is for a quiet mind and...

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22 Oct
2015
Cups of Tea with the Queen of Heaven

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The Sisters of Mercy first came into my life on the eve of the millenium. They were plain clothed nuns. I had just got out...

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29 Jan
2015
The Healing Touch

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Walking into St Ignatius Church today, I feel God. I breathe in and smell the polished wood. It makes me think of an ark that...

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4 Dec
2014
A Prayer of Thanks

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Too often when I pray, I find myself asking God for something – something as big as a cure for cancer, something as little as...

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