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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = Baillie

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

Story about praying to Cuirralain for healing, 29 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/83
Scope and Contents Story about the burning of the wooden holy images or statues [of saints Columba, Moluag and Cyril/Curalan] by local young men possibly collected from Mary Carmichael, aged 71, Druimavuic, Glencreran [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. An old woman at Leitir-ru-Altain [Letterwalton, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] called out to Cuirralain [Curalan/St Cyril] and he appeared before her and said, 'Mas duil leat an duine sin cuimich a lamh.' The woman took the breid (kertch) from her head and bound the...
Dates: 29 August 1883

Story about the 'Inverawe Sneeze', June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/57
Scope and Contents

Story about the 'Inverawe Sneeze' that an old lady was reading prayers for the household when it came on 'She stopped and said to herself "Deil take the Inverawe sneeze'' but Mrs Carmichael (Rev Donald)' [Jane Carmichael née Smith, wife of Rev Donald Carmichael] could 'hardly go on with the prayer'.

Dates: June 1887

The Arab at Prayer, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3427
Scope and Contents

Illustration of an Arabic man praying next to his camel in the desert.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

The Way of Prayer: Prayer and Work, 1937

Identifier: BAI 1/6/16
Scope and Contents

Broadcast by John Baillie, examining the issue of how to find time to pray.

Dates: 1937

Verses of Saint Bernard, followed by other prayers and an extract from a sermon, early 16th century

Identifier: MS 114/ff. 52v-55v
Contents The Verses of Saint Bernard are preceded on f. 52v by the rubric Subscriptos versos diabolus tradidit beato bernardo qui eos cotidie legerit veram suorum peccatorum contritionem in extremis habebit. This refers to a legend according to which Saint Bernard of Clairvaux had tricked the devil into revealing to him sever verses taken from the Psalms which, if recited daily, would guarantee the pardon of all sins. Other two prayers and an extract from a sermon by...
Dates: early 16th century

Whitsunday broadcast, 1945

Identifier: BAI 1/6/21
Scope and Contents

Broadcast by John Baillie, examining the meaning of Whitsunday (includes prayers).

Dates: 1945

World Day of Prayer Address, 1973

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/4/1/10
Scope and Contents

A copy of an address given by Clive Hollands, Secretary of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection, at Greyfriar's Kirk, Edinburgh, 7th October 1973

Withdrawn from circulation April 1990

Dates: 1973

World Day of Prayer for Animals, 1971

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/4/1/7
Scope and Contents

An information leaflet containing the details of the World Day of Prayer for Animals (October 4th or nearest convenient Sunday". The aim of the day was to focus attention and prayers towards the end of suffering to animals.

Published on behalf of Mrs M.W. Lawson, regional organiser for Scotland of the Society of United Prayer for Animals by the SSPV.

Dates: 1971

World Day of Prayer for Animals, 1984

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/4/1/14
Scope and Contents

A printed copy of an address, given by the Rt. Hon. Lord Houghtor on Sowerby at Worcester Cathedral, in which he refers to an address Clive Hollands gave at Westminster Cathedral. The document concerns the relationship between Christianity and animal welfare.

This leaflet was withdrawn from circulation April 1990.

Dates: 1984

World Day of Prayer for Animals, Westminster Abbey, 1976

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/4/1/11
Scope and Contents

A printed copy of an address given by The Right Reverend Hugh Montefiore, at Westminster Abbey, Sunday 3rd October 1976, to mark the eve of World Day of Prayers for Animals during Animal Welfare Year.

Published by the SSPV until it was withdrawn March 1986.

Dates: 1976