Question: What is the prayer said in Boondock Saints?

And shepherds we shall be. For Thee, my Lord, for Thee. Power hath descended forth from Thy hand. That our feet may swiftly carry out Thy command.

What does the tattoos on the Boondock Saints mean?

The tattoo that Connor (Sean Patrick Flanery) has on his left hand/index finger says, VERITAS, which is Latin for Truth. Murphy (Norman Reedus) also has a tattoo in the same place, but on his right hand, that says, AEQUITAS, which is Latin for Justice/Equality.

Whats the meaning of veritas?

truth Latin phrase. : truth is mighty and will prevail.

Who is the god of truth?

Veritas is also the name given to the Roman virtue of truthfulness, which was considered one of the main virtues any good Roman should possess. The Greek goddess of truth is Aletheia (Ancient Greek: Ἀλήθεια)....VeritasGoddess of truthVeritas depicted on the monument to Pope Alexander VIISymbolsnudityGenderfemale2 more rows

In fact: This prayer has become so popular that many people are getting tattoos of the text on their body.

Boondock Saints Tattoo Meaning, Designs & Ideas

Ready to learn the meaning of the Boodock Saints Prayer aka the Family Prayer? Boondock Saints Prayer And shepherds we shall be.

What is the prayer said in Boondock Saints?

For thee, my Lord, for thee. Power hath descended forth from thy hand that our feet may swiftly carry out thy command.

So we shall flow a river forth to thee and teeming with souls shall it ever be. E nomini patri, et Fili e spiritu sancti. Roughly, the prayer means that they are shepherds of the people for God and their power was sent from his hand. They promise to follow his directions and send him the sinners. Although the prayer is not found in the bible, it may be based on scripture. The Boondock Saints prayer reflects this sentiment as well. It can be found in Matthew 28:19-20 of the Latin Vulgate Bible.

Now It's Your Turn And now I want to hear from you. What does the Boondock Saints prayer mean to you? Would you get it tattooed on your body? Either way let me know by leaving a comment below right now. Would I tattoo it on my body? No I don't think so, but I understand why it is so popular. This is one of my favorite movies and I hope you continue to keep the discussion open.

Maria I enjoyed the article. We have to be careful because many people are only influenced by movies and believe them to be true and factual.

What is the prayer said in Boondock Saints?

As a personal walk; we have to ask ourselves does our intent of our heart line with the character of God. I believe that is aligned by Francis of Assisi the originator of the 100 year old prayer.

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