Prayer and Spirituality

All that MU achieves can only be successful being underpinned by our prayers.

Quiet Days.  Information will appear on  the events page, 

PILGRIMAGE 20th MAY 2017 “in the footsteps of St Augustine”  9.30am start (at Cathedral pilgrim stone)  Canterbury to Chilham.

midday prayers  are said  each day by Mothers’ Union members all over the world.  The information we follow is set out in the members’ biennial booklet Families Worldwide.

Monthly prayers are published here and may be downloaded for use.

Together in prayer April May June 17

Trustee and  MU Diocesan  Chaplain  Revd Lesley Valiant.

revd lesley valiant

Canterbury Cathedral monthly prayer time 12 noon  in  Gabriel’s Chapel on the last Thursday of each month is  prepared and led  by the  Canterbury Diocese Mothers’ Union. 

2017

“Saying Goodbye” a Service in Canterbury Cathedral Crypt for bereaved parents to prayerfully acknowledge the lives of their children. (refreshments provided by the Mothers’ Union)

In March each year LADY DAY SERVICES are  held around the Diocese.

2017 Join with our members in Canterbury Cathedral for Choral Evensong 3.15pm on Saturday 25th March

SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP – Prayers are said during March for our MU Wave of Prayer overseas links WITH the Diocese of  Kajo-keji Province of South Sudan; Diocese of Tarime, Province of Tanzania; Diocese of Dutse, Nigeria and Diocese of Akoko-Edo, Province of Nigeria.

prayers to complement the global campaign of 16 days OF ACTION against Gender Violence (November-December)vawg

16 days PrayerPoints (1)   This file is a downloadable word document prepared by Mothers’ Union.

 

Canterbury Cathedral monthly prayer time 12 noon  in  Gabriel’s Chapel on the last Thursday of each month is  prepared and led  by the  Canterbury Diocese Mothers’ Union. 

 

2016

Saturday 30 July 2016   Saying Goodbye Service   Canterbury Cathedral 12.30pm  offering support with bereaved parents

 

  Thursday 1st December 2016 ADVENT SERVICE    ~    11.00am      The Quire of Canterbury Cathedral. Speaker: Bev Jullien CEO The Mothers’ Union.                        

 These are downloadable  files and will open to view in .pdf format 

APRIL – JUNE 2016  MU Newsletter 2- 2016 Together in Prayer

JANUARY – MARCH 2016  MU Newsletter 1- 2016 Together in Prayer

Canterbury MU Prayer Summer 2015

MU Newsletter Spring 2015 – Together in Prayer

 

2015 9 & 10 May a two day pilgrimage Canterbury to Rochester – continuing in the footsteps of St Augustine led by MU Chaplain Revd Lesley – further details on the Events page.

2014  In the Footsteps of St Augustine was a two day pilgrimage led by Revd Lesley – Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October 2014  and joined with other pilgrims at Evensong in Canterbury Cathedral.

 2013

 Revd David Roper

The Revd Canon David Roper and the prayer tree in Canterbury Cathedral.