Asking God for Help

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Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament. Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for...

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The Lord’s Prayer - Commentary

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The Church Catechism gives a good commentary on the Lord’s Prayer, as it is commonly understood and used:  Our Father who art in heaven:  I desire my Lord God, our Heavenly Father, who is the giver of goodness, to send his grace unto me and to all people; Hallowed be Thy...

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Paul’s Prayer

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For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts...

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HOSPITALITY

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HOSPITALITY During the year we often come together – as friends, family, community - to share special occasions: national or religious holidays, birthdays, remembering loved ones, honoring those who have served our community or country. We experience “hospitality” in its best...

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HUMILITY

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And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.       - Philippians 2:8      These are the few ways we can practice humility: To speak as little as possible of...

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PRAYER – EARLY CHURCH FATHERS

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Morning Prayer  (Augustine) "O Lord, grant that we may greet the coming day in peace. Help us in all things to rely upon Your holy will. In each hour of the day, reveal Your will to us. Bless our dealings with all who surround us. Teach us to treat all that shall come to us throughout...

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Saint Camillus Blog (First Post)

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The Camillus Ministry at Saint Mary’s Anglican Catholic Church was formed in 2018 to support lay persons at Saint Mary’s on some important aspects of Christian care-giving to those in need: first, and most important, understanding one’s own faith and prayer life (assessing...

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