The National Association of Episcopal Schools is pleased to announce the publication of the second edition of Cycle of Prayer for Episcopal Schools by the Rev. John F. (Jack) Smith, the retired, long-term chaplain at Groton School in Groton, Massachusetts.
First published in 1993, Cycle of Prayer for Episcopal Schools provides prayers specifically for the calendar and rhythm of school life, augmenting the standard of prayer in Episcopal schools that is The Book of Common Prayer. This second edition now includes new prayers for occasions in and members of Episcopal school communities not previously addresses, as well as a series of short prayers for use with lower and elementary school students.
About the Author
The Rev. John F. Smith was chaplain at Groton School in Massachusetts from 1978 through 2000, when he retired. Prior to Groton, he was chaplain at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. A past member of the Governing Board of the National Association of Episcopal Schools (1991–1994), he was the author of the first edition of Cycle of Prayer for Episcopal Schools.
How to Order Copies
Schools joining NAES in 2008-2009 will receive one free copy, sent to the attention of the head of school/director!
The price of Cycle is $10 per copy for NAES members and $13 per copy for non-members. To order your copy, login and visit the Bookstore.