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Topic: peace

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Advent Poem

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…

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A caregiver’s prayer

God of Love, as a caregiver, I need the grace to be loving even when I do not love all that I am asked to do. It is extremely difficult to watch the one I love slowly lose their ability to care for self and to witness their pain of illness. More is demanded of my time and sometimes there just doesn’t seem to be enough of that in the day to tend to all that needs to be done

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‘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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Bridge Prayer

Lord, it is hard sometimes to believe that you are really present in this world of ours. But I do believe it, Lord! Please help me live my life in…

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At a Time of Family Conflict

All families know conflict. How we handle our differences and to whom we turn determine whether, and how fast, our scars will heal. You know, God, we are not a…

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At a Time of Family Crisis

Loss of a job, an accident, difficulties with children are just a few of the challenges which bring tremendous stress to a family. We pray to make these occasions a…

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God of Providence

God of Providence, lead us, lead us in your wisdom; Into fruitfulness, lead us, lead us together, lead us to freedom in your Spirit. God of Jesus Christ, lead us,…

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Jubilee Prayer

Jesus, your whole life was a jubilee, bringing reconciliation and healing through the living water of love which leads to justice, leads to peace. At this time of Jubilee, may…

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Prayer of Complete Trust

Do not look forward to the changes and chances of this life with fear. Rather, look to them with full confidence that, as they arise, God to whom you belong…

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Sisters of Providence Litany of Nonviolence

Provident God, aware of our own brokenness, we ask the gift of courage to identify how and where we are in need of conversion in order to live in solidarity…

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Prayer for Dismantling Racism

Written by the Pax Christi Anti-Racism Team. Dear God, in our efforts to dismantle racism, we understand that we struggle not merely against flesh and blood but against powers and…

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Daily Prayer for Justice and Mercy

Jesus, united with the Father and the Holy Spirit, give us your compassion for those in prison. Mend in mercy the broken in mind and memory. Soften the hard of…

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“Give my love and greetings to all the sisters, and say that I wish them every good thing which they themselves desire...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin