iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for 31/10/2010

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

31/10/2010

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 31 October 2010

Hymns, prayers, and reflection.

  • HYMNS

    For all the saints
    Sine nomine
    The City of Bristol Choir

    Give us the wings of faith to rise
    Song 67
    Exon Singers

    Songs of praise the angels sang
    Northampton
    Choir of Portsmouth Grammar School

    Sing Alleluya forth ye saints on high
    Martins
    Exon Singers

    Faith of our fathers
    Sawston
    Leeds Cathedral Choir

    Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
    SS Wesley
    Exon Singers

    Prayer of St Patrick
    John Rutter
    Downpatrick Cathedral Choir

    For all thy saints, O Lord
    Carlisle
    Exon Singers

  • PRAYERS

    As we celebrate All Saints and All Souls we bring together our prayerful thoughts.

    Our prayers join us, who are still living, with all the saints who have gone before us into God’s presence.

    Those who have gone before us endured the struggles of life. May their lives give us courage and hope.

    We remember our dead may our tears for them be a sign of our love.

    We remember the loss and grief of those around us. We thank God for the lives of those for whom we mourn. And as we remember our family and friends who have died, may they teach us to see life in true perspective. May we live wisely and may we not be afraid of death but have the courage to grow in hope.

    We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ your Son who lives and reigns with you in the Holy Spirit one God forever and ever, Amen.

  • BLESSING

    Our blessing tonight is adapted from the Roman Ritual for the feast of All Saints.

    “God is the glory and joy of all his saints whose memory we celebrate, may his blessing be with us always.

    God’s holy Church rejoices that her children are one with the saints in lasting peace. May we be blessed with faith and hope so that we may share with them in the joys of Our Father’s house.”

    And may almighty God bless us all in this world and in the next. In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, Amen.

Broadcasts

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss