St. Patrick’s Creed (from ‘The Confession of St. Patrick’)

Blessed St. Patrick’s Day!

A Collection of Prayers

saint_patrick_28window29There is no other God, nor ever was, nor will be,
than God the Father unbegotten,
without beginning, from whom is all beginning,
the Lord of the universe, as we have been taught.

And his Son Jesus Christ, whom we declare to have always
been with the Father, spiritually and ineffably begotten by the Father
before the beginning of the world, before all beginning;
and by him are made all things visible and invisible.
He was made man, and, having defeated death,
was received into heaven by the Father;
and he has given him all power over all names in heaven,
on earth, and under the earth,
and every tongue shall confess to him that Jesus Christ is Lord and God,
in whom we believe, and whose advent we expect soon to be,
judge of the living and of the dead,
who will render to every man according to his deeds.

And he has poured forth upon us abundantly the Holy Spirit,
the…

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pastorstratman

Lutheran pastor serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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