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breastplate of Saint Patrick

breastplate of Saint Patrick

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Published by Dolmen Press in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesDeer"s cry
Statementhere translated into English by Thomas Kinsella.
ContributionsPatrick, Saint, 373?-463?., Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?., Kinsella, Thomas., Miller, Liam former owner.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17997189M

Patrick’s most famous prayer shows us how close he was to God. It’s called “St. Patrick’s Breastplate.” A breastplate is the piece of armor that protects a soldier’s heart from harm. The Confession of St. Patrick Translated from the Latin by Ludwig Bieler I am Patrick, a sinner, most unlearned, the least of all the faithful, and utterly despised by many. My father was Calpornius, a deacon, son of Potitus, a priest, of the village Bannavem Taburniæ; he had a country seat nearby, and there I Missing: breastplate.

Breastplate of Saint Patrick - I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity. Lorica of Saint Patrick - I arise today Through a mighty strength, the Prayer to St. Patrick, Patron of Ireland - Dear St. Patrick, in your humility you called St Patrick's Breastplate - Christ be with me, Christ within me Christ St Patrick's Breastplate ( A.d.) - .

Saint Patrick’s Breastplate This captures so magnificently the strong apostolic faith of Saint Patrick, and the rugged “feel” of ancient Ireland out at the end of the civilized world. The text is from The Ancient Faith Prayer Book – which you should buy! Author: Saint Patrick Patrick, St., the 2nd Bishop and Patron Saint of Ireland, was the son of Calpurnius, a deacon, and grandson of Potitus, a presbyter, and great grandson of Odissus, a deacon, was born most probably near Dumbarton, in North Britain, in


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Patrick's Breastplate is a popular prayer attributed to one of Ireland’s most beloved patron saints. According to tradition, St. Patrick wrote it in A.D. for divine protection before successfully converting the Irish King Leoghaire and his subjects from paganism to Christianity.

Patrick's Breastplate Hardcover – January 1, by C.F. Alexander (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, Import, January 1, /5(3). Patrick wrote a spiritual diary, of sorts, detailing his spiritual progress and his shortcomings. This book, known as Confessio was a glimpse into his deep spirituality and is a classic of early Christian writings.

One of his best-loved lot attributions was what is called Saint Patrick’s Breastplate or the Lorica of Saint Patrick. The “Breastplate” is popularly ascribed to St. Patrick (5 th century), the evangelizer of Ireland, a saint loved by Christians everywhere. In the Old Irish version that has come down to us, the prayer is preceded by an introduction explaining that Patrick composed it when the High King of Ireland, Loegaire, was trying to kill him.

Patrick 24 followers Saint Patrick (Latin: Patricius; Primitive Irish: *Qatrikias; Old Irish: Cothraige; c. 17 March, ) was a Romano-Briton and Christian missionary, who is the most generally /5(6). St. Patrick’s Breastplate is a prayer attributed to Ireland’s patron saint.

According to tradition, St. Patrick wrote it in A.D. for divine protection before successfully converting Leoghaire, the King of Tara or High King of Ireland and his subjects, from paganism to Christianity. OCLC Number: Notes: Also called "The deer's cry." Description: vii pages: illustrations ; 18 cm: Other Titles: Fáeth fiada.

Breastplate of Saint Patrick. The Lorica of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is best known for only one of its verses (the one that begins "Christ with me"). But the full version, printed here, incorporates all the elements of Catholic morning prayer: It is an Act of Faith (expressing the Catholic teaching on the Trinity and on Christ); an Act of Hope (in God's protection throughout the day and throughout life.

PATRICK’S BREASTPLATE PRAYER                     (Adaptation as a Hymn by C.F. “Fanny” Alexander in St. Patrick's Breastplate This prayer is called "St. Patrick's Breastplate" because of those parts of it that seek God's protection. It is also known as "The Deer's Cry" or "The Lorica".

In addition to being the missionary who almost single handedly converted Ireland, and being the man who permanently ridded the Emerald Isle of snakes, St. Patrick also happens to be the author of what is perhaps the manliest prayer the Church has ever seen—the “Lorica” or “breastplate” of St.

Patrick. At that moment, Saint Patrick bound his beautiful Breastplate upon the soul of Ireland, facing all manner of defiance and danger as he preached, fasted, prayed, raised churches and monasteries, baptized, confirmed, and ordained. The Breastplate, ascribed to St. Patrick, is a morning prayer in the Old Irish language for protection of believers against the forces of evil, both human and supernatural, which they may face in the coming day.

Although it is an early example of Irish Christian literature, it is unlikely that it was composed by Patrick. Saint Patrick's Breastplate, a Prayer of Protection, also known as The Deer's Cry, The Lorica of Saint Patrick or Saint Patrick's Hymn, is a lorica whose original Old Irish lyrics were traditionally attributed to Saint Patrick during his Irish ministry in the 5th century.

In it was adapted into the hymn I Bind Unto Myself Today. A number of other adaptations have been made. "Faeth fiadha, the deer's cry, generally known as the breastplate of Saint Patrick " Letterpress printed.

"Nos. are signed and bound in leather, nos. are in full parchment, limp.". Patrick’s Breastplate I arise today Through the strength of Christ's birth with His baptism, Through the strength of His crucifixion with His burial, Through the strength of His resurrection with His ascension, Through the strength of His descent for the judgment of doom.

I arise today Through the strength of the love of cherubim,File Size: 47KB. Patrick's Breastplate is contained in the ancient Book of Armagh, from the early ninth century, along with Patrick's authentic "Confession." St.

Patrick is said to have written this prayer to strengthen himself with God's protection as he prepared to confront and convert Loegaire, high king of Ireland.

St Patrick recognised the danger of these powers, and of their direct servants, the druids. In the original, the last three lines are in Latin. Current Hymnal Versions. Cecil Frances Alexander translated and arranged St.

Patrick's Breastplate into poetic meter. An Irish melody was adapted to the words by Charles Villiers Stanford. Saint Patrick’s Breastplate, also known as The Deer’s Cry or The Lorica, is a traditional Celtic morning prayer of peace, protection, and power.

It is attributed to St. Patrick around the yearthough exact authorship and date is unknown. Though probably not from Patrick himself (it is more likely dated to the 8th than the 5th century), "St. Patrick's Lorica" (breastplate) is a stirring piece of early Celtic devotion.

I'll give it here first in a translation printed in Christian History's issue on Celtic Christianity.

Then I've added the hymnic adaptation by Cecil. This beautiful prayer, attributed to St. Patrick, was written in preparation for the triumph of the Christian Faith over Paganism in Ireland, which was finally accomplished through the prayer and work of St.

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Eligible for Free Shipping. I Arise Today: A 40 Day Journey Through St. Patrick's Breastplate Prayer. by Craig Sefa | out of 5 stars 2.

Paperback $ $ FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon.St. Patrick composed this prayer on Easter morning to invoke God's protection before going to confront King Laoghaire in his effort to establish the Gospel of Christ in Ireland and free the land from the darkness of the Druids.

It is still a powerful invocation even today. Our deluxe holy card has the prayer printed on both sides, with an antique image of the saint driving the snakes out of.