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Prayer For Archbishop Justin

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.

Thursday 21st March 2013

The Archbishop of York has called on people to join him in praying for Archbishop Justin Welby as he is installed at Canterbury Cathedral today.

As we welcome the inauguration of our brother Justin as Archbishop of Canterbury, let us all join together in saying this prayer today:


May God,
who anointed the Christ with the Holy Spirit at His baptism,
anoint and empower Archbishop Justin to bring good news to the poor,
to proclaim release to the captives,
to set free those who are oppressed
and to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.

May the Lord keep him in the joy, simplicity and compassion of His Holy Gospel. 


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