Bishop of Connor features in ‘Prayer for the Day’

Friday November 7th 2014

The Bishop of Connor's reflections feature in 'Prayer for the Day.'

The Bishop of Connor’s reflections feature in ‘Prayer for the Day.’

The Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Abernethy, is among a wide range of contributors to the BBC Radio 4 publication ‘Prayer for the Day.’

The book, currently on sale in hardback, is a compilation of 365 inspiring daily reflections – with one listed for each day of the year.

Bishop Alan contributes three Christmas reflections, one of which is the Christmas Day Prayer. A flick through the book reveals a number of other familiar names from Belfast and Northern Ireland.

The write up on the back of ‘Prayer for the Day’ states: “Prayer and contemplation light up our lives, bringing serenity, insight and hope. For over 30 years the much-loved BBC Radio 4 series Prayer for the Day has done just that, inspiring listeners with its dawn broadcast of spiritual wisdom.

“This collection brings together 365 of the finest prayers and reflections taken from the shows vast archive, by contributors from a wide range of religions and denominations, covering an array of contemporary issues. Perfect for dipping into or for following through the year, this book of spiritual meditations embraces the inclusive spirit of the 21st century and will equip you fully for each day’s journey.”

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