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An invisible network of people drawn to the practice of contemplative, creative and intercessory prayer in their own homes.

Each second of the day our planet vibrates with soundless hidden prayer rising in the hearts of people of faith in every corner of the earth. They are quietly holding someone’s pain, pitching their tent for a while in the inner stillness with that person. In the middle of the night, they become solidarity with the heartbroken or with those in danger – they may not know who they are holding in the light, but they are with them in God. As they turn on a tap or clean the floor they are being prayer.

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How different would our world be if we recognized that outpouring of love in the clamour of daily life?

If you feel that your home is a Hidden House of Prayer and you are drawn to this ministry, we hope that you’ll find this website encouraging and supportive.

Holy Spirit,
dwell in us that we may become prayer.
Whether we sleep or drink,
labour or rest,
may the fragrance of prayer rise, without effort, in our hearts.

A prayer after St Isaac the Syrian, 7th century

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