Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle - Day 1 Morning Prayer
Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle Home Page https://abbeyofthearts.com/about/prayer-cycle/ Credits: All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner Opening Song: Cathedral of Earth, Sky, and Sea by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan First Reading from Saint Catherine of Siena. Quoted in Daniel Ladinsky, trans., Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and the West. New York: Penguin Books (2002) p. 205. Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Interpretation of Psalm 84 by Rev. Christine Robinson Second Reading from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Divine Milieu. New York: Harper and Row (1960) p. 83. Prayers of Concern written by Christine Valters Paintner and Polly Burns Sung Response by Betsey Beckman Closing Song: The World is My Monastery by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Closing Blessing: Earth as the Original Cathedral written by Christine Valters Paintner Please note: All of the Opening and Closing Songs are published on CDs in the Abbey of the Arts collection. In addition, these songs have accompanying gesture prayers and/or dances created by Betsey Beckman that can be found on the corresponding DVD (each album has a DVD companion). The Psalm Opening, Doxology, and the Response to the Prayers of Concern also have accompanying congregational gestures. The audio and video recordings of these are available at AbbeyoftheArts.com.