Our Father

Most of the phrases from the Pater noster, the Lord's Prayer, pop up in Ulysses. The intent is never devotional. Like a song that has been heard too many times, this staple of the Christian liturgy seems capable of inspiring only parody or mockery in Dubliners.

JH 2017

The Lord's Prayer on a Catholic prayer card. Source: www.catholicprint.co.uk.