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Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle is a free offering from Abbey of the Arts of 7 days of morning and evening prayer on the theme of cultivating an Earth-cherishing consciousness. AbbeyoftheArts.com is a virtual monastery and global community.

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    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle is a free offering from Abbey of the Arts of 7 days of morning and evening prayer on the theme of cultivating an Earth-cherishing consciousness. AbbeyoftheArts.com is a virtual monastery and global community.

    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle: Day 5 Evening Prayer

    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle: Day 5 Evening Prayer

    https://abbeyofthearts.com/about/prayer-cycle/day-5/

    Credits: All songs and texts used with permission

    Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner

    Opening Song: Now I Walk in Beauty by Lorraine Bayes

    Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

    Interpretation of Psalm 85 by the Rev. Christine Robinson

    Reading of the Night from Saint Ninian. Quoted in Robert Van de Weyer, ed. Celtic Fire: The Passionate Religious Vision of Ancient Britain and Ireland. New York: Doubleday (1990) p. 78.

    Closing Poem by Christine Valters Paintner, The Wisdom of Wild Grace. Paraclete Press (2020).

    Closing Song: Surrender by Deirdre Ni Chinneide

    Please note: All of the Opening and Closing Songs are published on CDs in the Abbey of the Arts collection. In addition, these songs have accompanying gesture prayers and/or dances created by Betsey Beckman that can be found on the corresponding DVD (each album has a DVD companion). The Psalm Opening, Doxology, and the Response to the Prayers of Concern also have accompanying congregational gestures. The audio and video recordings of these are available at AbbeyoftheArts.com.

    • 14 min
    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle: Day 5 Morning Prayer

    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle: Day 5 Morning Prayer

    https://abbeyofthearts.com/about/prayer-cycle/day-5/

    Credits: All songs and texts used with permission

    Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner

    Opening Song: Mother Earth by Betsey Beckman

    First Reading from Angela of Foligno. Quoted in Carmen Acevedo Butcher, A Little Daily Wisdom: Christian Women Mystics. Paraclete Press (2005) Kindle Edition.

    Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

    Interpretation of Psalm 60 by Rev. Christine Robinson

    Second Reading from Saint Bonaventure. Quoted in Ewert Cousins (trans), The Soul’s Journey into God (Classics of Western Spirituality). New York: Paulist Press (1978) p. 26.

    Prayers of Concern written by Valerie Allen

    Sung Response by Betsey Beckman

    Closing Song: Viriditas by Betsey Beckman

    Closing Blessing: Earth as the Original Saints written by Christine Valters Paintner

    Please note: All of the Opening and Closing Songs are published on CDs in the Abbey of the Arts collection. In addition, these songs have accompanying gesture prayers and/or dances created by Betsey Beckman that can be found on the corresponding DVD (each album has a DVD companion). The Psalm Opening, Doxology, and the Response to the Prayers of Concern also have accompanying congregational gestures. The audio and video recordings of these are available at AbbeyoftheArts.com.

    • 20 min
    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle - Day 4 Evening Prayer

    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle - Day 4 Evening Prayer

    https://abbeyofthearts.com/about/prayer-cycle/day-4/

    Credits: All songs and texts used with permission

    Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner

    Opening Song: Divine Fire by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

    Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

    Interpretation of Psalm 48 by the Rev. Christine Robinson

    Reading of the Night from Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude. New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux (1999) p. 92.

    Closing Poem by Christine Valters Paintner, The Wisdom of Wild Grace. Paraclete Press (2020).

    Closing Song: Deep Peace by Sara Thomsen

    Please note: All of the Opening and Closing Songs are published on CDs in the Abbey of the Arts collection. In addition, these songs have accompanying gesture prayers and/or dances created by Betsey Beckman that can be found on the corresponding DVD (each album has a DVD companion). The Psalm Opening, Doxology, and the Response to the Prayers of Concern also have accompanying congregational gestures. The audio and video recordings of these are available at AbbeyoftheArts.com.

    • 12 min
    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle: Day 4 Morning Prayer

    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle: Day 4 Morning Prayer

    https://abbeyofthearts.com/about/prayer-cycle/day-4/

    Credits: All songs and texts used with permission

    Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner

    Opening Song: Blessing of the Elements by Betsey Beckman

    First Reading from John of the Cross. Daniel Ladinsky, trans., Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and the West. New York: Penguin Books (2002) p. 323.

    Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

    Interpretation of Psalm 139 by Rev. Christine Robinson

    Second Reading from Thomas Merton. The Sign of Jonas. Harcourt Press (1981) p. 321.

    Prayers of Concern written by Polly Burns

    Sung Response by Betsey Beckman

    Closing Song: Canticle of Creation by Simon de Voil

    Closing Blessing: Earth as the Original Spiritual Directors written by Christine Valters Paintner

    Please note: All of the Opening and Closing Songs are published on CDs in the Abbey of the Arts collection. In addition, these songs have accompanying gesture prayers and/or dances created by Betsey Beckman that can be found on the corresponding DVD (each album has a DVD companion). The Psalm Opening, Doxology, and the Response to the Prayers of Concern also have accompanying congregational gestures. The audio and video recordings of these are available at AbbeyoftheArts.com.

    • 20 min
    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle - Day 3 Evening Prayer

    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle - Day 3 Evening Prayer

    https://abbeyofthearts.com/about/prayer-cycle/

    Credits: All songs and texts used with permission

    Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner

    Opening Song: Brigid's Birds by Margaret McLarty

    Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

    Interpretation of Psalm 24 by the Rev. Christine Robinson

    Reading of the Night from Saint Cuthbert. Quoted in Bede’s Sancti Cuthberti 20 (John Francis Webb,translator) Age of Bede, 69-70.

    Closing Poem by Christine Valters Paintner, The Wisdom of Wild Grace. Paraclete Press (2020).

    Closing Song: Follow the River Home by Lorraine Bayes

    Please note: All of the Opening and Closing Songs are published on CDs in the Abbey of the Arts collection. In addition, these songs have accompanying gesture prayers and/or dances created by Betsey Beckman that can be found on the corresponding DVD (each album has a DVD companion). The Psalm Opening, Doxology, and the Response to the Prayers of Concern also have accompanying congregational gestures. The audio and video recordings of these are available at AbbeyoftheArts.com.

    • 17 min
    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle - Day 3 Morning Prayer

    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle - Day 3 Morning Prayer

    Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle Home Page
    https://abbeyofthearts.com/about/prayer-cycle/

    Credits: All songs and texts used with permission

    Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner

    Opening Song: Saint Columba and the Horse by Simon de Voil

    First Reading from Thomas Merton. Quoted in New Seeds of Contemplation. New York: New Directions Books (1961) p. 30-32.

    Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

    Interpretation of Psalm 104 by Rev. Christine Robinson

    Second Reading from Meister Eckhart. Quoted in Matthew Fox, Meditations with Meister Eckhart. Bear & Co (1983) p. 14.

    Prayers of Concern written by Polly Burns

    Sung Response by Betsey Beckman

    Closing Song: May What I Do by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

    Closing Blessing: Earth as the Original Saints written by Christine Valters Paintner

    • 19 min

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