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Prayer for voting
Help us remember the needs of the many,
not merely our own.
Prayer for Peace and Healing
May we never remain complacent, frustrated and hopeless.
The blessing of justice seekers
The blessing of those who speak out against unjust practices and violence The blessing of our communities coming together in time of distress The blessing of the human heart that…
Holy Wisdom Open my eyes to bask in your beauty. Open my mouth to speak tenderly. Open my heart to feel your unconditional love. Holy Wisdom May I be YOUR…
May I see clearly …
May I see clearly with the eye of my beating heart. May I have the wisdom to listen with special care. May my heart and mind be in tune to…
You are a remarkable piece of the puzzle of humanity. Let me fit you into the big picture according to my design.
Novena to Our Lady of Providence
Our Lady of Providence, Queen
of the Home, pray for strong and happy marriages,
safe pregnancies, peace within families, for those
divorced or separated and for all children,
River of Grace
Let us gather up the tears of all times, all nations,
all peoples, all children to form a river of grace
to moisten, saturate, drench the hardness of hearts of stone
turning them into hearts of flesh, into the heart of the God of Providence.…
ADVENT journey down through the centuries of people seeking God to become flesh in their lives journey of people in high places journey of the lowly and the simple journey…
O God, I kiss this holy ground This place of promises in process This place of people seeking God And of God seeking and saving a people A place of…
‘Slavery Still Exists’ prayers for justice
(Note: The following is the opening prayer from “Slavery Still Exists,” an awareness program sponsored by the Illinois Women Religious Against Human Trafficking. The program took place on Jan. 10-11.…
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