Shield the joyous

Keep watch dear Lord with those who work, or watch, or weep this night, and give your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend the sick, Lord Christ; give rest to the weary, bless the dying, soothe the suffering, pity the afflicted, shield the joyous; and all for your love’s sake.

~ St. Augustine (from Compline in the Book of Common Prayer)



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3 responses to “Shield the joyous


    Was that a prayer from St. Augustine?

    RC Hammer

  2. ben

    yeah, it is. nice, huh?

  3. Laura

    How’ve you been, friend?

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