the pastoral prayer

Saint Aelred of Rievaulx

Translated by A Religious of C.S.M.V.
Edited by Matthew Dallman


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First British edition, by Dacre Press, Westminster in 1955.

Cover image “Fragment of the medieval manuscript De Speculo Caritatis” is licensed under CC BY 2.0 / Cropped from original.




CONTENTS

Publisher’s Foreword
Translator’s Introduction

THE PASTORAL PRAYER
I. Address
II. Act of Contrition
III. His Office Faced
IV. Introduction to the Prayers that Follow
V. Prayer for His Own Needs
VI. Special Prayer for Wisdom
VII. Prayer for the Good of All
VIII. Prayer for Subordinates
IX. Prayer for the Supply of Temporal Needs
X. Conclusion


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