A Celtic Primer: The Complete Celtic Worship Resource and Collection

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Brendan O'Malley
Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd, 2002 - Celtic Church - 404 pages
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Create your own Celtic orders of service for a Eucharist, Morning, Midday and Evening Prayer, Compline and other worship occasions - formal or informal. This book contains ancient and contemporary texts for every element of each service from call to worship to final blessing - the fullest range available for mixing and matching. The book is fully compatible with the "Common Worship" and other modern lectionaries. Clergy, worship leaders and individual users should be delighted to have a liturgical resource offering ancient and contemporary Celtic texts arranged to meet today's worship needs."A Celtic Primer" draws on early Welsh and Irish texts as well as the work of modern writers to create a daily prayer companion from which any act of worship can be created. Scripture and spiritual readings are included and seasonal variations add to its versatility. The celebration of the work of God in creation and redemption is interwoven throughout, resonating deeply with people's search for a sense of transcendence in their everyday lives.

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User Review  - vpfluke - LibraryThing

This is a nice source book of iturgy with a Celtic bent. I wanted to copy some of the prayers and poetry for my own records, but then I decided I should try to buy this book. There is much beauty in ... Read full review

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User Review  - roydknight - LibraryThing

What a great resource for worship planning on any scale: corporate worship, daily prayer, private prayer, or retreats. This book provides not only background but a thorough liturgy for a number of settings. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Brendan O'Malley is Chaplain of the University of Wales Lampeter and tutor in the Department of Celtic Studies. A former Cistercian monk, he is the author of "Celtic Blessings", "A Celtic Eucharist", and "God at Every Gate".

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