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The Archbishop of York’s Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Monday 22nd July 2013

The Archbishop's Message follows in full...


Today we give thanks and praise to Almighty God for the arrival of the Royal baby boy.  I send my warmest congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and also my prayers for them at this wonderful time.  It is marvellous that we share in the joy and hope of a new born child, which is a great gift of our Loving Creator God.  Katonda Yebazibwe: God be praised.

A prayer for the Royal baby boy follows:

Generous God,

Thank you for endowing the human race

with the gift of sharing in your work of creation.

We thank you for the Royal baby.

May your holy angels guard and protect him.

Give to William and Kate joy and peace

and fill their home with the love of the Lord Jesus.



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