David the Preacher:
help us to proclaim the Gospel you lived by.
David the monk: the consecrated man of God,
help us to dedicate our lives to God
according to our vocation.
David the Leader: inspiring many followers
help us to nurture leaders for the people of God.
David the Celt:
deliver us from narrow nationalism,
rejoice with us in our love for Wales and all that is Welsh.
David, disciplined in prayer and fasting,
help us to embrace self-control and a life of prayer.
David the Bishop, guardian of the faith,
shepherd of the flock:
send us faithful pastors who humbly rejoice in their inheritance
from the Saints of this land.
David the traveller:
may we set up the Cross of Christ in every part of this land,
and be willing to learn and share with all our brothers
and sisters in Christ wherever they may live.
David the man of courage: dealing with turmoil,
guide us in our times of trouble and unrest.
David the obedient son:
bless our relationships, give them stability,
and the love that binds us to one another.
David the chanter and manuscript writer
may the gift of our poetry and music reflect the
joy of God in his creation and enrich our life on earth.
David the beatified:
may we always call upon you as
our living Patron, God’s holy servant
and our beloved brother in the faith.