Church of England Diocese of Norwich Taverham

Prayers for Prince Philip

10 Apr 2021, 8:20 p.m.

At this time of national sadness we remember and give thanks for the life and service of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was a major public figure and servant of this country, and a loyal and stalwart support to Her Majesty the Queen both as Consort and husband.

you may like to use the following prayers:

God of our lives,

we give thanks for the life of Prince Philip,

for the love he shared among us,

and for his devotion to duty.

We entrust him now to your love and mercy,

through our Redeemer Jesus Christ. Amen.

Merciful God,

be close to all who mourn,

especially The Queen

and all members of the Royal Family.

May they know the hope of your promises

and the comfort of your love,

through Jesus Christ our Lord.Amen.

Eternal God,

we give thanks for the life of Prince Philip,

founder of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

We remember his vision and imagination,

his interest in young people

and his support for them.

Inspire us with the same commitment

to serve friend, neighbour, and stranger alike,

through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.