A randomized, controlled trial of the effects of remote, intercessory prayer
on outcomes in patients admitted to the coronary care unit.
Byrd, "Positive Therapeutic Effects of Intercessory Prayer
in a Coronary Care Unit Population," Southern Medical Journal 81 (1988): 826-29.
As I read the stories of rejection, anxiety, and fear, I sensed a plea for understanding, empathy, and intercessory prayer
She quickly and efficiently lays out monastic vision stories and broader practices such as intercessory prayer
, prayer for the dead, sacramental baptism and penance, and funeral practices and epitaphs to establish two centuries of "incremental steps" linking purgation in the afterlife and prayer for the savable soul.
Malcolm Jacob took the intercessory prayers
asking everyone to remember the people who had lost everything recently in the disasters while we are planning Christmas festivities and excesses.
The response stated in part that civilly-married lesbian or gay couples may, with the bishop's permission, celebrate a eucharist that includes intercessory prayers
, but not an exchange of vows and a nuptial blessing.
He explained, however, that intercessory prayers
would be offered during the Mass for church unity.
Some have mentioned me in the intercessory prayers
during public worship.
Another response would be that a civilly-married gay or lesbian couple may celebrate a eucharist (with the bishop's permission) that includes appropriate intercessory prayers
, but not a nuptial blessing.
Images of work done by Water Aid were projected on screen by Les Barber and intercessory prayers
added by Rev David Hall.
Afterwards, I found out that both our Book of Alternative Services (BAS) and the World Day of Prayer end intercessory prayers
through the use of (or similar) "Gathering our prayers into one let us pray the Lord's Prayer as our Saviour taught us.
But scientific evidence for the efficacy of intercessory prayer
has been conspicuously lacking.