The Lorica Prayer

The Lorica, or St. Patrick’s Breastplate, according to tradition, was an old Celtic prayer adapted by St. Patrick, beloved patron saint of Ireland, about 433 A.D.. In it, the person praying dons metaphorical spiritual armor against the darkness that might be faced during the day ahead.  The Lorica is a fine example of a protection prayer, a type of prayer well known […]

March 16, 2015 in Prayer by

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Why Meditate?

In the brief video presentation below, Brother Camillus Chavez, FSC PhD, explains why, when we meditate, we grow better and better. Why Meditate? This is the first video offering from Brother Camillus Chavez, FSC PhD – an octogenarian Christian Brother who teaches meditation at Saint Mary’s College of California. He has dedicated his life’s work […]

May 26, 2014 in Health and Healing by

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Our Back Story

We offer a new video that shares the back story of how our Center  got its start. In it, we show a number of protest posters such as this one, “Accept Diversity,” spotted in Seattle, WA on a warm summer day in 2009. The sign was held by a very youthful and peaceful counter-protester, outside a little […]

May 8, 2014 in Featured Articles, Justice Work by

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WebDef: Isolation

I·so·la·tion /īsəˈlāshən/ – Noun: The experience of being set or placed apart; out of contact; detached or separated so as to be alone. We all experience isolation from time to time. Since the dawn of history, societies have used isolation as a means of removing a perceived problem from their midst. The experience of painful aloneness is […]

April 14, 2014 in Bible Quotes & Commentary, WebDefs by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Ilocano

Below, The Lord’s Prayer in Ilocano, the third most commonly spoken language in the Philippines. Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Ilocano, as spoken by Corrie de Boer: Video Text Amami, nga addaka sadi langit Madaydayaw kuma ti Naganmo Umay kuma ti pagariam. Maaramid kuma ti pagayatam Kas sadi langit kasta […]

March 30, 2014 in Lord's Prayer by

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WebGem: Count it Victory

Our WebGems selection for March, 2014 is Count it Victory: This song perfectly expresses a healthy, spirit-filled outlook that considers all of our experiences, and counts them as victories. Our thanks to Melvin Williams of The Williams Brothers, for giving us permission to embed this video and feature it as a WebGem.

March 1, 2014 in WebGems by

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Forgiveness Meditation

Background Below is a forgiveness meditation. Forgiveness is critical to the spiritual life.  In the Gospel of Matthew, right after teaching us how to pray, Jesus adds, “For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your […]

February 9, 2014 in Prayer by

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Wave Rider

The following guided visualization is meant to help enrich the spiritual life, promoting a positive sense of well-being and reducing stress. Relaxation Video – “Wave Rider” Text – Wave Rider Riding the waves of my breathing. Follow it in and back out again. Gently rising and falling. Rising and falling. Riding the waves of my breathing. With each […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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MBSR Meditations

The following guided visualization is meant to help enrich the spiritual life, promoting a positive sense of well-being and reducing stress. Audio 3 Breath Meditation – Spiritual 3 Breath Meditation – Secular 5 Breath Meditation – Spiritual 5 Breath Meditation – Secular Text – 3 breaths Welcome. Please join me for a short mindfulness meditation – we’ll start with 3 deep breaths.   (1) Take […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Hand in Hand Visualization

The following guided visualization is meant to help enrich the spiritual life, enhancing your sense of connection and sacred belonging. Audio Text And now, please join me in a prayerful Hand in Hand meditation. Take a deep breath, slowly, deeply and completely. Hold it briefly. And as you exhale, slowly, deeply and completely, relax. Let all tensions […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Tree of Life Guided Visualization

The following guided visualization is meant to help enrich the spiritual life, providing a greater sense of balance, connectedness and well-being. Audio Text Welcome and please join me in a Tree of Life meditation.  Take a deep breath, slowly, deeply and completely. Hold it briefly. And as you exhale, relax. Let all tensions go. Remember a time you […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Palm of God’s Hand Visualization

The visualization below is meant to bring a sense of peace, comfort, and well-being. Audio Text And now, please join me for a prayerful meditation, In the Palm of God’s Hand. Take a deep breath, slowly, deeply and completely. Hold it briefly. And as you exhale, slowly, deeply and completely, relax. Let all tensions go. […]

February 8, 2014 in Prayer by

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Introduction to Prayerful Meditation

Background Below is an introduction to prayerful meditation, a tool that many have found to enrich the spiritual life. Audio Text Here’s a little instruction on how to prepare for meditation. Because we are all different, there is no single, correct way to meditate that works perfectly for everyone. But there are guidelines that can help […]

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WebGem: God and Dog

Our WebGems selection for February is God and Dog.   This video reminds us that, however much a dog loves its human, God’s love for us is even greater.  A true gem of a video, and a joy to watch, it warms the heart on a chilly February day. Our thanks to Wendy Francisco, creator of God and Dog for […]

February 4, 2014 in WebGems by

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Lord’s Prayers of the Philippines

  Major languages of the Philippines include: Tagalog,  Ibanag, Ilocano, Itawes, as well as English. The following table includes a line-by-line prayer in these languages:   Tagalog Ibanag   of Isabella Ibanag of Tuguegarao Ilocano  Itawes English Ama   namin, sumasalangit Ka, Ama mi nga egga ta langi, Ama mi nga egga ta langi, Amami, nga […]

February 2, 2014 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Ibanag

Audio Ibanag, or Ybanag, is a language spoken by half a million people, most of whom live in the Philippines. Two dialects, Isabella and Tuguegarao, are presented here, both read by Corrie De Boer: Videos Ibanag of Isabella Ibanag of Tuguegarao Text – Ibanag of Isabella Ama mi nga egga ta langi, marayaw paray i […]

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The Lord’s Prayer in Itawes

Itawes is primarily spoken in the Philippines by the Itawit, or “people of across the river,” in an area that lies between the Chico and Matalog rivers. Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Itawes, as spoken by Corrie De Boer: Text Ama mi nga hinnian kan langit, Madayadayaw zinan ya Ngahan mu. […]

February 2, 2014 in Lord's Prayer by

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Praise Dance

The following video was created especially for us. Dancer Rena Jones-Guidry of the Providence Baptist Church provides an original interpretation of a song that speaks to the promise of a second chance: Find out more about Praise Dance, including how to choreograph the song “Resurrection” right here on our site. Filmed at Providence Baptist Church and […]

February 1, 2014 in Prayer by

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Rough Justice – Another Compassion Song

The following music video, Rough Justice, tackles violence, incarceration, and youth. There are so many ways to improve on today’s situation: investing in and nurturing America’s kids, intervention, diversion, and better access to mental health care for kids who do end up in prison. It’s rough justice… and we can do better! Lyrics REF) Rough justice, […]

February 1, 2014 in Justice Work by

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Lord’s Prayer in Lithuanian

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Lithuanian as read by Karolina Gecaite. Lithuanian, one of only two living Baltic languages, is important as perhaps the most conservative (true to its roots) Indo-European language. The language is spoken in Lithuania as well as Belarus, Latvia, Poland, and the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia, and in emigrant […]

January 20, 2014 in Lord's Prayer by

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Lord’s Prayer in Romanian

Text Tatăl nostru Care ești în ceruri,sfințească-se numele Tău, vie împărăția Ta, fie voia Ta, precum în cer așa și pe Pământ. Pâinea noastră cea de toate zilele, dă-ne-o nouă astăzi și ne iartă nouă greșalele noastre precum și noi iertăm greșiților noștri și nu ne duce pe noi în ispită ci ne izbăvește de […]

October 1, 2013 in Lord's Prayer, Prayer by

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Prayers for Japan

With radioactive water leaking from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear station,  a never-before-attempted $470+ million plan to build an underwater ice wall is underway.  Successful intervention is critical; unless things change, plumes of radioactivity will likely reach US waters as early as 2014. Prayers for the people of Japan, the workers and scientists on this project, and our world’s oceans, are urgently needed. We originally posted this page when the […]

September 12, 2013 in Featured Articles by

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Lord’s Prayer in Punjabi

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Punjabi as read by Zeeshan Zaved Video Text دعاۓ ربانی   (پنجابی) اے ساڈے باپ تو جو آسمان تے ہیں تیرا ناں پاک منیا جاوے ۔ تیری بادشاھی آوے ۔ تیری مرضی جیہی آسمان اُتے پوُری ہوندی اے زمین تے وی ہووے۔ ساڈی رُوز دی روٹی اَج […]

September 11, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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Lord’s Prayer in Zeme

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in the Zeme,  as read by Icetcibe N.Hau.  Zeme is spoken in Manipur (Northeast India). Video Text Tinggem kebam anui Pie, nzi di kelube teilu lo; n hegwang tiegwang kelube teilu lo; tinggem ga nsui cang kela nzwa eh kideu aipaudeu dele pwane de nsuibe teilu lo. […]

August 25, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Morse Code

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in the Morse Code. Text Lord’s Prayer in Morse Code — ..- .-. / ..-. .- – …. . .-. / .– …. — / .- .-. – / .. -. / …. . .- …- . -. –..– / …. .- .-.. .-.. — .– […]

July 29, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Text (SMS/Textspeak)

Video Text R fthr who rt n hvn, hlld b thy nm. Thy kdm come thy will b done on erth as it is n hvn. Giv us ths day r dly bred & 4giv us r dbts s we 4giv r dbtrs & lead us not nto tmptn but dlvr us fr evl. 4 […]

July 26, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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Lord’s Prayer in Telugu

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in the Telugu, as read by R. Aruna Kumari. Telugu is spoken in Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands Video Text 9   పర లోకమందున్న మా తండ్రీ, నీ నామము పరిశుద్ధపరచబడు గాక, 10  నీ రాజ్యము వచ్చుగాక, నీ చిత్తము పరలోకమందు నెరవేరుచున్నట్లు భూమియందును నెరవేరును గాక. 11  మా అనుదినాహారము నేడు […]

July 25, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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Lord’s Prayer in Tamil

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Tamil, as read by Simeon Sigamani. Tamil is spoken in Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Puducherry (India). Here is a slower version for reference: Video   Text பரமண்டலங்களிலிருக்கிற எங்கள் பிதாவே, உம்முடைய நாமம் பரிசுத்தப்படுவதாக; உம்முடைய ராஜ்யம் வருவதாக; உம்முடைய சித்தம் பரமண்டலத்திலே செய்யப்படுகிறதுபோல பூமியிலேயும் செய்யப்படுவதாக. எங்களுக்கு வேண்டிய […]

July 25, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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Lord’s Prayer in Jaymay

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in the Jaymay dialect, as read by D. Ibaju Zeme (recorded in India). Video Text Anui peu tinggim ge bampeu Ning ji peize ‘nchi bam lau; ning gu heguangram peize wnagkeu lau; Ning sui ne tinggim ge tew gum ze, Kedei ge du peize tew lau. Nemai […]

July 25, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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Lord’s Prayer in Malayalam

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Malayalam, as read by Alice Philip. Malayalam is spoken in Kerala, Lakshadweep, Puducherry (India). Video Text സ്വർഗ്ഗസ്ഥനായ ഞങ്ങളുടെ പിതാവേ, നിന്റെ നാമം വിശുദ്ധീകരിക്കപ്പെടേണമേ; നിന്റെ രാജ്യം വരേണമേ; നിന്റെ ഇഷ്ടം സ്വർഗ്ഗത്തിലെപ്പോലെ ഭൂമിയിലും ആകേണമേ; ഞങ്ങൾക്കു ആവശ്യമുള്ള ആഹാരം ഇന്നു തരേണമേ ഞങ്ങളുടെ കടക്കാരോടു ഞങ്ങൾ ക്ഷിമിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നതുപോലെ ഞങ്ങളുടെ കടങ്ങളെ ഞങ്ങളോടും ക്ഷമിക്കേണമേ; ഞങ്ങളെ പരീക്ഷയിൽ കടത്താതെ ദുഷ്ടങ്കൽനിന്നു […]

July 25, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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Lord’s Prayer in Kannada

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in the Kannada (Language of Karnataka), as read by  Pastor Rajesh. M. Video **note: speaker uses a slightly different edition from our printed text. If you can offer some guidance, we would welcome your assistance. We cannot create a video until the text and speaker match entirely […]

July 25, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Hebrew

Audio Press play to hear The Lord’s Prayer in Hebrew, as read by Lauren Speeth. Video Text אָבִינוּ שֶׁבַּשָׁמַיִם יִתְקַדֵשׁ שִׁמךָ: תָּבא מַלְכוּתֶךָ יֵעָשֶׂה רְצוֹנְךָ בָּאָרֶץ כַּאֲשֶר נַעֲשָׂה בַשָמַיִם: תֶן לָנוּ הַיּוֹם לֶחֶם חֻקֵּנוּ: וּסְלַח לָנוּ אֶת אַשְׁמָתֵנוּ כַּאֲשֶׁר סלְחִים אַנַחְנוּ לַאֲשֶׁר אָשְׁמוּ לָנוּ: וְאַל-תְּבִיאֵנוּ לִידֵי מַסָּה כִי אִם-הַצִילֵנוּ מִן-הָרָע: כִּי לְךָ הַמַּמְלָכָה וְהַגְּבוּרָה וְהַתִפְאֶרֶת […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Greek (Classical & Modern Versions)

Audio Press play to hear The Lord’s Prayer in Classical Greek, as read by Father David Gill, SJ. Press play to hear The Lord’s Prayer in Modern Greek audio, as read by Eleni Xereas. Video The Lord’s Prayer in Greek (classical) – as read by Father David Gill, SJ. The Lord’s Prayer in Greek (modern) […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Hindi

Audio Press play to hear the Lord’s Prayer in Hindi, as read by Surabhi Agrawal. Video Text (Image) Text – Some Browsers May Have Difficulty हे हमारे स्वर्गबासी पिता, तेरा नाम पवित्र माना जाए, तेरा राज्य आए, तेरी इच्छा जैसे स्वर्ग मे पूरी होती है, वैसे ही पृथ्वी पर पूरी हो, हमारे रोज़ की रोटी […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Italian

Audio Press play to hear The Lord’s Prayer in Italian, as read by Marianna Cascio. Video Text   Padre Nostro, che sei nei cieli, Sia santificato il tuo nome. Venga il tuo regno, Sia fatta la tua volontá, Come in cielo, così in terra. Dacci oggi il nostro pane quotidiano, E rimetti a noi i […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Kikongo

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Kikongo, as read by Romain Konde. Video Text Tata beto yikele na zulu Dizina ya nge ya sakumuka Kipfumu ya nge ya kuiza Luzolo ya nge ya vangama Na ntoto mutindu yake vangama na zulu Pesa beto bubu madia ya beto ya kilumbu yayi Lembolo […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Hawaiian

Audio Press play to hear The Lord’s Prayer in Hawaiian, as read by Roy Akau. Video Text   E ko mākou Makua i loko o ka lani, E ho’āno ‘ia Kou inoa, E hiki mai Kou aupuni, E mālama ‘ia Kou makemake ma ka honua nei. E like me ‘ia i mālama’ia ma ka lani […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Spanish (Latin American)

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Spanish, with doxology, as read by Ana Serrano. Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Spanish, as read by Ana Serrano. Video Version 1 – Spanish (Latin American) with Doxology Version 1 – Spanish (Latin American) without Doxology Text Padre nuestro que estás […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Portuguese

Audio Press play button [above] to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Portuguese, as read by Marcelo Silveira.    **NEW** Press play button [below] to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Portuguese, in song. An original song, generously provided to us by Dr. Raphael Tito Balbino.   Videos The Lord’s Prayer in Brazilian Portuguese (ofensas/dox) The Lord’s Prayer in Brazilian […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Latin

Audio Press play to hear the Lord’s Prayer in Latin, as read by Father David Gill, SJ. Video Text Pater noster, qui es in caelis, Sanctificetur Nomen Tuum; Adveniat Regnum Tuum; Fiat voluntas Tua, Sicut in caelo, et in terra. Panem nostrum cotidianum da nobis hodie; Et dimitte nobis debita nostra, Sicut et nos dimittimus […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Vietnamese

Audio Press play to hear the Lord’s Prayer in Spoken Vietnamese as read by Tam Tran. Press play to hear the Lord’s Prayer Chanted Vietnamese as read by  Angelina Motecito. Videos Spoken Chant Text   A Little Feedback from Listeners That….was….CRAZY AWESOME!! God bless you all so much, from York, Pennsylvania, United States –  Visitor feedback […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Lingala

Audio Press play to hear the Lord’s Prayer in Lingala, as read by Romain Konde. Video Text Tatá na bísó, ya Likoló, Nkómbó ya Yɔ́ ezala na lokumo, Bokonzi na Yɔ́ eya, Nioso Yɔ́ olingi esalama awa na nsé Ndenge esalamaka na likoló Pésa bísó lɛlɔ́ biléi oyo ekoki límbisa bísó mabé tosali yo, lokóla […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Mandarin

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Mandarin, as read by Annie Li. Mandarin encompasses varieties of Chinese dialects spoken across most of northern and southwestern China, and boasts nearly one billion native speakers.     Video Text 我們在天上的父, 願人都尊祢的名為聖, 願祢的國降臨, 願祢的旨意行在地上, 如同行在天上。 我們日用的飲食, 今日賜給我們, 免我們的債, 如同我們免了人的債, 不叫我們遇見試探, 救我們脫離兇惡, [因為國度、權柄、榮耀,全是祢的,     直到永遠。] […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Serbian

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Serbian, as read by Larry Vuckovich Video Text Oče naš, koji si na nebesima, da se sveti ime tvoje. Da dođe carstvo tvoje. Da bude volja tvoja i na zemlji kao na nebu. Hjeb naš potrebni daj nam danas. I oprosti nam dugove naše kao […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Russian

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Russian, as read by Rev. Alex Valuiski (hails from St. Petersburg, Russia). Press play to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Russian, as read by Michael Radovolsky (hails from Odessa, Ukraine). Video Text Отче наш, сущий на небесах. Да святится имя Твое; да приидет Царствие Твое; да […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Swahili

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Swahili, as read by Carissa Western. Video Text Baba Yetu uliye mbinguni, Jina lako litukuzwe; Ufalme wako ufike, Utakalo lifanyike Duniani kama mbinguni. Utupe leo mkate wetu wa kila siku, Utusamehe makosa yetu, Kama nasi tunavyowasamehe waliotukosea. Usitutie katika kishawishi, Lakini utuopoe maovuni. Amina. Line-By-Line Translation […]

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The Lord’s Prayer in Samoan

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Samoan, as read by Tapuai Louis Vaili. Video Text Lo matou Tamä e, oi le lagi, ia paia lou suafa. Ia o’o mai lou malo. Ia faia lou finagalo, i le lalolagi e pei ona faia i le lagi. Ia e foa’i mai ia te’i […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Tagalog

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Tagalog, as read by Fe Gonzales. Video Text Ama namin, sumasalangit Ka Sambahin ang ngalan Mo Mapasaamin ang kaharian Mo Sundin ang loob Mo Dito sa lupa, para nang sa langit. Bigyan Mo kami ngayon ng aming kakanin sa araw araw. At patawarin Mo kami […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Kiyombe

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Kiyombe as read by Romain Konde. Video Text Tat’etu widi mu diyilu Dizina diaku di sakumuka Kipfumu kiaku kiza Luzolo luaku luvangu va tsi dede mu diyilu Utuvana bubu bidia bieto bi lumbu ka lumbu Utulembolo zi pfuka Dede bo ntumlembolo badieto boso tubaka zi […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Klingon

Audio Press play to hear the Lord’s Prayer in Klingon as read by Michael Roney, Jr. (naHQun) Video – PIqaD with Pronunciation Phonetic Klingon / English Text – Klingon click for PDF Suto’vo’qorDaq Dabbogh vavma’; ponglIj quvmoHlu’jaj wo’lIj cherlu’jaj Suto’vo’qor rurchoHjaj tera’, chutlIj loblu’mo’. DaHjaj tIr ngoghmaj ghonobneS. ‘ej yemmeymajmo’ ghobIjneSQo’; maHvaD yembogh nuvpu’ DIbIjbe’mo’. […]

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The Lord’s Prayer in Korean

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Korean,as read by Gloria Lee. Video Text Transliteration (Pronunciation) and Translation Ha nuel eh geh shin oo ree ah buh jee, Our Father who art in heaven, Ee rum ul kuh ruk ha geh ha op see myu, Nah rah ee im ha op see […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Thai

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Thai, as read by Melina Copass. Video Text Pronouncing the Thai Ka tae prabida kong kappachao tang lai; Praong satid eu nai sawan; Pranam kong praong jong pen ti Sakkara; Pra-anajak knog praong ja ma tueng; Ko hai tuk sing pen pai tam nampratai; Nai […]

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The Lord’s Prayer in Irish (Gaelic)

Audio Press play to hear The Lord’s Prayer in Irish (some people know it as Irish Gaelic), as read by Noreen McCullaugh And now, another version, generously given us by Dublin resident Tracy Gilbert:  Video Text Ár nAthair atá ar neamh, go naofar d’ainm; go dtaga do ríocht; go ndéantar do thoil ar an talamh […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in German

Audio Press play to hear The Lord’s Prayer in German, as read by Nicole Keller. Video Text Vater unser im Himmel, Geheiligt werde dein Name. Dein Reich komme. Dein Wille geschehe, Wie im Himmel so auf Erden. Unser tägliches Brot gib uns heute, Und vergib uns unsere Schuld, Wie auch wir vergeben unsern Schuldigern. Und […]

April 27, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Tchiluba

Audio Press play to hear the Lord’s Prayer in Tchiluba as read by Ken Tam Text Tatu wetu udi mu diulu Tunemeke dina diebe. Bukelenge buebe bulue. Tuenze pa buloba bu muwudi musue, Bu mudibo bakuenzela mu diulu. Utupe tshitupa tshia bidia bietu, bia buatshia-buatshia lelu. Utujimijile mibi yetu, bu mutuakumana kujimijila bakuabo mibi yabo. […]

April 26, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in the Indonesian Language

Audio We’re happy to offer three recordings of The Lord’s Prayer in the Indonesian language, courtesy of Martinus, Petrus, and Mikael, who are all pursuing theology studies, on their way to becoming Servite Friars. Press “play” to listen: Text Bapa kami yang ada di surga Dimuliakanlah nama-Mu Datanglah Kerajaan-Mu Jadilah kehendak-Mu Di atas bumi seperti […]

April 26, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Japanese

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Japanese, as read by Noriko Tabata. Video Text (JPG Image) Text (may be problematic in some browsers) 天におられる私たちの父よ み名が聖とされますように み国がきますように みこころが天に行われるとおり 地にも行われますように 私たちの日ごとの糧を今日もお与えください 私たちの罪をおゆるしください 私たちも人をゆるします 私たちを誘惑におちいらせず、悪からお救いください アーメン Pronouncing Japanese Ten ni orareru watashi-tachi no Chichi yo, minna ga sei tosaremasu yo ni. Mi kuni ga […]

April 26, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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Putting on a Voices Home Lord’s Prayer Event

For many years, we’ve endeavored to bring The Lord’s Prayer to the web in as many languages as possible, as well as in song. On this page, we offer a handy how-to, so you can plan your own Voices Home Lord’s Prayer event, to bring communities together, encourage the sharing of rich cultural traditions, and promoting […]

April 26, 2013 in Lord's Prayer, Music, Peacemaking by

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“Voices Home” Song Celebrates Lord’s Prayer

NHM Ministrants has embarked on a project to bring The Lord’s Prayer to the web in as many languages as possible, as well as in song. On this page we now offer a growing variety of songs for your listening pleasure. I. Soprano and Piano Below is a brand-new video of The Lord’s Prayer in song, generously […]

April 22, 2013 in Lord's Prayer, Music by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Urdu

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Urdu, as read by Seema Shams. Video Text اے ہمارے باپ جو آسمان پر ہے، تیرا نام پاک ماتا جاۓ ، تیری بادشاہی آۓ‌، تیری مرضی جیسی آسمان پر پوری ہوتی ہے، زمین پر بھی ہو، ہماری روز کی روٹی آج ہمیں دے، اور جس طرح […]

April 22, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Kurdish (Text)

Bavê me yê li ezmanan, Bila navê te pîroz be. Bila padîşahiya te bê. Daxwaza te wek li ezmanan, Li ser rûyê erdê jî bi cih bê. Nanê me yê rojane roj bi roj bide me. Û li deynên me bibihûre, Wek ku em li deyndarên xwe bihûrtine. Û me nebe ceribandinê, Lê me ji […]

April 22, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in English

On this page you will find audio and video clips in Australian English, British English, as well as various American English versions, including trespasses, debts, a gender neutral version, the Joseph Smith translation, and versions with/without a doxology. Audio Press to play one of our American English versions (with “forgive us our debts, with doxology”) […]

April 22, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in American Sign Language (ASL)

Video Many versions are offered below. The Lord’s Prayer in American Sign Language (Trespass/Dox/Vox) The Lord’s prayer in American Sign Language (Trespass/Dox) The Lord’s Prayer in American Sign Language (Trespass) The Lord’s Prayer in American Sign Language (Debts/Dox/Vox) The Lord’s Prayer in American Sign Language (Debts_Dox) The Lord’s Prayer in American Sign Language (Debts) Text […]

April 22, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in French

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in French, as read by Pierre Sagot. Video Text Notre Père qui es aux cieux Que ton Nom soit sanctifié Que ton règne vienne Que ta volonté soit faite sur la terre comme au ciel. Donne-nous aujourd’hui notre pain de ce jour; Pardonne-nous nos offenses, Comme […]

April 22, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Cantonese

Audio Press “play” to listen to The Lord’s Prayer in Cantonese, as read by Annie Li.  Cantonese is a form of Chinese spoken mainly in southeastern China, including Hong Kong. Video Text   我們在天上的父, 願人都尊祢的名為聖, 願祢的國降臨, 願祢的旨意行在地上, 如同行在天上。 我們日用的飲食,今日賜給我們, 免我們的債,如同我們免了人的債, 不叫我們遇見試探, 救我們脫離兇惡, [因為國度、權柄、榮耀,全是祢的, 直到永遠。阿們! ] Pronunciation Guide NOTE: Please bear with us, this transliteration is […]

April 22, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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The Lord’s Prayer in Arabic

Audio Press play for an Arabic Lord’s Prayer (Egyptian pronunciation) with music background, as read/performed by David Younan. Press play to hear the Arabic Lord’s Prayer, as chanted. Press play to listen to a midi rendition of the Lord’s Prayer chant. You can also download a PDF of the Arabic Chant Sheet Music. Video Text […]

April 22, 2013 in Lord's Prayer by

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American Sign Language Resources

American Sign Language, used primarily by Deaf communities in the U.S. and Canada, uses body language, body orientation, the hands, and facial expressions for communication. There are churches entirely for the Deaf community, but churches also sometimes employ sign language interpreters for the Deaf community, or subtitles and hearing assistance to the hard-of-hearing community, to widen their reach and be more […]

November 22, 2012 in Featured Articles by

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About Praise Dance

Praise God with lyre and harp, praise God with drums and dancing… (Psalm 150) Praise/worship/biblical/Davidic dancing is not only a means of worship, it can enhance the worship experience of others, as they contemplate space, time, rhythm, interconnection, and the fleetingness of the moment. Does the concept seem new? It isn’t. Thousands of years ago, […]

October 6, 2011 in Featured Articles, Music, Prayer by

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Compassion at the Grass Roots: “Such a Crime”

“Second Saturday Soul Soup Singalongs” – the song ‘Such a Crime’ offered in the tradition of call and response, in hopes for a grass roots movement fostering compassion towards the last and least. Song and easy guitar chords.

December 17, 2009 in Justice Work, Music, Stormy Issues by

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Second Saturdays Campaign – Song Ideas

Peter Drucker, the renowned business luminary of the 1980s, has been known to say that the best hope for our country’s problems is if the leadership of the religious groups could possibly come together and find common ground. Surely recent trends in hunger, pointing to the possibility that half of our country’s children can expect to receive food assistance some time during their childhoods, could be one area in which we can agree to come together. Our thought: why not sing for other’s suppers? We will be singing every second Saturday, and Godwilling, some of you will, as well. Here, for your kind consideration, a few songs.

December 11, 2009 in Justice Work, Music by

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