Night Prayer

The Sisters sing at evening to the Lord

And from my house I join them in their prayer

To sing and pray gives honour to the Lord

The soul grows great as breathing in fresh air


In early days I learned to love the Lord

And served at Mass in early morning light

Now in the evening of my life

I search again to find the soul’s delight


Here in the darkness of my room

I acknowledge the goodness of the Lord

And while outside the world is full of gloom

Here inside the sisters sing his word


Brian Fahy

16 November 2021


+ I joined via the Internet the service of Compline sung by the Dominican Sisters of St Joseph, Lymington.

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