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Parish Life at St Clare's

‘Mothers Prayers’ was launched in England in 1995 by two grandmothers who felt led by the Lord to pray in a special way for their children. Through prayer, they learned that Jesus wishes all mothers to surrender their children into His care, to take away pain from the parents and to pour blessings on their children. ‘Mother’s prayers’ has now spread throughout the world and is in over 90 countries and there have been many wonderful answers to prayers.

A prayer group may be started with only two mothers to a maximum of eight. Usually members meet every week. They obey the strict rule of confidentiality and anything that is said at the meeting must never be repeated. As mothers learn to trust each other, through their prayers and sharing together, their burdens become lighter.

All groups of mothers around the world unite in prayers for the same intentions during three days four times a year. These three days of prayer are in the last weekends of January, March, June and September.

The first day, Friday we spend time asking the Holy Spirit to reveal areas of our lives for which we need to ask forgiveness.
The second day, Saturday we ask the Lord for forgiveness for those in authority who are acting contrary to His will, and for all those who by their actions are harming our children and our society.
The third day, Sunday is a day of Praise and Thanksgiving.

For further information please contact Thelma at 604-464-3383 or Carmela at 604-461-1076 or visit www.mothersprayers.org.

John 15

No longer shall I call you servants, for a servant knows not what his master does. Now I shall call you friends, for I have revealed to you all that I have heard from my Father.

Matthew 7:13-14

Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road is easy that leads to destruction, and there are many who take it. For the gate is narrow and the road is hard that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

John 6:52-53

Then the Jews began to argue with one another, saying, “How can this man give us His flesh to eat?”

So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in yourselves.