Church of England Diocese of Manchester St. Mary the Virgin Davyhulme

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

9 Apr 2021, 9 p.m.
<div><div>HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921- 2021 </div><div>The flag has been put at half mast and prayers said this evening, ending with these prayers: </div><div>God of our lives, </div><div>we give thanks for the life of Prince Philip,</div><div>for the love he shared among us,</div><div>and for his devotion to duty.</div><div>We entrust him now to your love and mercy,</div><div>through our redeemer Jesus Christ Amen.</div></div><div><div>Merciful God, be close to all who mourn,</div><div>especially the Queen and all members of the Royal family.</div><div>May they know the hope of your promises </div><div>and the comfort of your love,</div><div>through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. </div></div><div><div>Other prayer resources can found on<div mcafee_wa_ann="{&quot;rep&quot;:15,&quot;ufg&quot;:0,&quot;url&quot;:&quot;;,&quot;dossierUrl&quot;:&quot;;}" waprocessedid="8lgkob"><div id="0DE9E47C-871A-4F90-8440-B190C216800A_1" oncontextmenu="return false;" onselectstart="return false;"></div></div> of<div mcafee_wa_ann="{&quot;rep&quot;:0,&quot;cat&quot;:[152],&quot;ufg&quot;:8,&quot;url&quot;:&quot;;,&quot;dossierUrl&quot;:&quot;;}" waprocessedid="glh0hg"><div id="0DE9E47C-871A-4F90-8440-B190C216800A_2" oncontextmenu="return false;" onselectstart="return false;"></div></div> </div></div><div><div>This is a time when people also are remembering those they have shared their lives with when witnessing royal events, perhaps meeting the Duke, some of whom have gone before us. A time for personal and national reflection, a time as ever to be gentle with one another in our grief.</div></div>