Prayer and the End of the World

I’ve always been impressed with the number of occasions for prayer listed in the Book of Common Prayer. Everything from the obvious “For the Gift of the Birth of a Child” and “For our Enemies” to the surprising “For the Good Use of Leisure” and “For Prisons” is included. However, the one I wanted to find was missing. So, in order that our prayers take fitting shape, I offer:

“For Comfort when the End of the World is Prophesied”

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