Prayer for County Roscommon

Prayer for the 32 Counties in Ireland

Co. Roscommon is in the province of Connaught. The geographical centre of Ireland is in the county. Its county town and largest town is Roscommon. Motto of Roscommon: "Steadfast Irish heart"

Christian roots: The name Roscommon is derived from Coman mac Faelchon who built a monastery there in the 5th century. Clonmacnoise is a ruined monastery (situated in County Offaly) in Ireland on the River Shannon south of Athlone, founded in 544 by Saint Ciarán, a young man from Rathcroghan, County Roscommon. Ciaran was a student of Finian's at Clonard and in time became a teacher, himself. Columba of Iona said of Ciarán, “He was a lamp, blazing with the light of wisdom.”

SOME PRAYER POINTS for Co. Roscommon:

·         Pray for HEARTS & for a HARVEST of souls in the county.

·         Pray for “steadfast hearts” for believers in this county. 1 Cor 15:58 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

·         Pray for more Ciarans! – evangelists, church planters and pioneers in the 21st Century church

·         Pray for the Lord to raise up houses of prayer for Roscommon

·         Give thanks for the evangelical churches in the County, a number of which are pastored by non-Irish pastors; several of these are engaging with the “What’s the Story?” outreach focus this month. Pray that searching hearts will find the Lord.


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