celtic prayers
A Few Highlights...

Prayers for Peace in a Fractured World
Our newspapers are full of bad news stories, and ineviably it's people who suffer.
Prayers for peace

Early Christian Prayers
A collection of prayers handed down from the early Church
Ancient prayers

Praying through the Celtic year
Prayer resources following the ancient Celtic year.

Blessings & Benedictions
A small collection of contemporary prayers 


Worship Resources

Prayer is at the heart of Christian worship, and has been since humankind first encountered their Creator in a certain garden!

The form of prayer and liturgy used in the major denominations can often be traced back to the early centuries of the Church.

On this site you will find lots of worship resources, mainly centred around our prayer life. There are hundreds of prayers, both ancient/ traditional and those which I have written, often influenced by the Celtic Church. There are also complete liturgies and Bible studies available to download.

It's mainly a free resource, but that doesn't stop you buying an ebook!

John Birch, Kidwelly, Wales


Prayers Themes on the website

There are a whole range of prayers and liturgies on faithandworship.com, ranging from simple blessings through confession, adoration, thanksgiving and praying for the world and its people. There are also seasonal prayers for the important Christian signposts such as Lent and Easter, Pentecost, Advent and Christmas. Be sure to check out the list, as new resources are being added throughout the year.
For more info see Prayer themes.


Prayers for Lent and Easter

On the website you'll find lots of prayers of adoration, confession and thanksgiving to take you through Lent and Easter - both written by myself and some beautiful traditional/ancient prayers- alongside liturgies I've written for Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter.

For more info see Lent Prayers and Easter Prayers


A Fragrant Offering
- Daily Prayers in the Celtic Tradition (A new ebook!)

Fragrant Offering

A brand new collection of prayers for morning, midday and evening prayer, together with appropriate Christian prayers for the major Celtic festivals.

I have tried to keep to a simple mix of prayer and scripture, similar to the pattern used in the very earliest Christian communities, using themes which are familiar to the Church today.

Throughout the liturgies is an opportunity for sharing the reading of both prayer and scripture. They can also be used as a personal daily cycle of prayer.

You can find details of this ebook, including a sample to download here

Lent Bible Studies

lent bible studyThere are currently four Lent Bible studies with a variety of themes which you might want to take a look at (there are sample pages for you to download). All the studies (with 5 sessions) are available as pdf downloads, you only need one per group and they're designed for ease of copying, so they're economical as well!

For more info on the Lent studies - Click Here

May the love of the Father
the tenderness of the Son
and the presence of the Spirit
gladden your heart and bring
peace to your soul this day
and all days, Amen.

Let the majesty of the Father
be the light by which you walk
the compassion of the Son
be the love by which you walk
and the presence of the Spirit
be the power by which you walk.