Patricia and the Anglican Rosary

Looking back to 2015 – Pat did a lot of praying around my heart attack and operation – I found she was ahead of me religiously then and now. I found on her desktop machine, her folder on prayer and meditation. She has things like the Serum Rite and articles on Contemplative prayer and Centering mediation in it. I’m just discovering some of this by reading Cynthia Bourgeault’s The Wisdom Christ. I note some of the prayers in the folder are for the Anglican Rosary.and there are rosaries in both her nightstand and back room desk drawer. She must have used them those nights home alone while I was in the hospital. Patricia Bow was a better Anglican than I. both then and now.  She had the eyes to see and words to tell the truths that are most true.
The booklet of prayers Pat created for the Anglican Rosary:
Prayers to be said with
Anglican prayer beads.


The Cross
The Lord’s Prayer
The Invitatory
O Lamb of God
that takest away the sin of the world,
have mercy upon us,
O Lamb of God
that takest away the sin of the world,
have mercy upon us,
O Lamb of God
that takest away the sin of the world,
grant us Thy Peace.
The Cruciforms
O Lord, hear our prayer:
and let our cry come unto Thee.
The Weeks
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills:
from whence cometh my help?
My help cometh from the Lord,
who made heaven and earth.
Bless the Lord, O my soul;
and all that is within me,
bless his holy Name.
Thanks be to God.
Guide us waking, O Lord,
and guard us sleeping;
that awake we may watch with Christ,
and asleep we may rest in peace.
The Cross
Glory be to the Father,
and to the Son,
and to the Holy Ghost:
As it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
And here is Pat’s favourite New Testament passage:Philippians 4:8 (King James Version): “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.”

About thebows99krug

Hi, I am Eric, a retired librarian. I was born in St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto and raised in the downtown area north of the Art Gallery, south of the University of Toronto. I went to Orde Street Public School, Harbord C.I., University College at the UofT and the UofT's Faculty of Library and Information Science. I meet my wife Patricia at FLIS; our first date was on November 15, 1968. We were engaged February 14, 1969 and married on June 21, 1969. Our family includes son, James; daughter-in-law, Erin; (both writers), grand-daughters, Vivian and Eleanor; and Sonic, a very friendly ginger tabby. My beloved wife died January 7, 2017 and our 19 year old cat Pooka died January 8, 2017. I would like to hear from any other class of '63 alumni of Harbord C.I. and class of '67 alumni of UofT's University College.
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