About St Patrick's Breastplate The words of this ancient celtic prayer are commonly known by several titles: it's first line ("I Arise Today"), "Christ with me" (the refrain element, which has inspired a number of congregational worship songs, and recalls the writing of the Apostle Paul in his letter to the Ephesians ) and "The Deer's Cry". When he was a teenager, he was captured by Irish pirates and shipped to Ireland to work as a slave tending sheep. I arise today Through God's strength to pilot me; God's might to uphold me, God's wisdom to guide me, God's eye to look before me, St. Patrick feast day is March 17th but you can pray the St. Patrick Novena for any reason that you want, so go ahead and start praying!

It is also known as "The Deer's Cry" or "The Lorica" . Lorica of Saint Patrick. ~ St. Patrick. Most glorious Saint Patrick, Bishop and Confessor, chosen by the Almighty to be the Apostle of Ireland, we, the children of those to whom you preached the Faith of Christ, never to be renounced, hail you as the wonderful instrument of God’s mercy for the obtaining of our eternal salvation. Authored By: Saint Patrick. The Lorica of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is best known for only one of its verses (the one that begins "Christ with me").

Prayer for the Faithful by Saint Patrick - May the Strength of God guide us. Also known as St. Patrick's Breastplate. St.Patrick’S BreaStPlate Prayer I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through belief in the Threeness, Through confession of the Oneness of the Creator of creation. This is the version that we as Celtic Monks have chosen to memorize and pray in the morning upon awakening. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d post a Mealtime Prayer to go along with our 52 Sunday Suppers Irish Feast. According to the Irish legend, the prayer of St Patrick was composed in 433 AD as he and his followers journeyed to the Hill of Tara, knowing that along the way they would face an ambush intended to kill them all. The Prayer of Saint Patrick. Prayers Of The Saints. This prayer is called "St. Patrick's Breastplate" because of those parts of it that seek God's protection. The supper was so scrumptious my family begged for it again today. I arise today Through God's strength to pilot me; God's might to uphold me, God's wisdom to guide me, God's eye to look before me, Lorica of Saint Patrick. Susie & I made this delicious supper last week with traditional Irish recipes from our friend Rachel Gaffney.

Prayer of St. Patrick - This is one of the prayers said to be said by St. Patrick. The Prayer of St Patrick Most believe that the prayer of St Patrick, also known as "St Patrick's Breast-Plate", originated as a prayer to protect St Patrick from a Pagan ambush. I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through a belief in the Threeness, Through confession of the Oneness Of the Creator of creation. About St. Patrick: St. Patrick was born to Roman Christian parents in 387, in what is now part of Scotland. I arise today Through the strength of heaven; Light of the sun, Splendor of fire, Speed of lightning, Swiftness of the wind, Depth of the sea, Stability of the earth, Firmness of the rock. I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through a belief in the Threeness, Through confession of the Oneness Of the Creator of creation. I arise today Through the strength of heaven; Light of the sun, Splendor of fire, Speed of lightning, Swiftness of the wind, Depth of the sea, Stability of the earth, Firmness of the rock. The Prayer of St. Patrick.