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Topic: social justice
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.
“Communion is nurtured by connection and from the recognition that everything, in its original form, is related. We share a oneness with all. The bond uniting us as individuals and groups is already there within us. We just need to become aware.”
“The most painful sight I saw in New Orleans was the selling of slaves. Every day in the streets at appointed places, Negroes and Negresses in holiday attire are exposed for this shameful traffic, like the meanest animals at our fairs. This spectacle oppressed my heart.”
“...you know God is always disposed to hear the prayers of the poor and afflicted.”
“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.”
“Yes above all things; justice, justice. If any preferences may be shown let it be to the poorest or most abandoned.”
“Souls everywhere are equally dear to our Lord, and we are determined to consecrate our life to them.”
“Woman in this country is only yet one-fourth of the family. I hope that, through the influence of religion and education, she will eventually become at least one half — the "better half."”
“For the accomplishment of good, we must show forth in our every act a perfect justice.”
“We must for the present content ourselves with the indispensable virtues. They are justice and kindness.”
O Come, O Come, long-awaited Savior and ever-present Emmanuel! We rejoice in your living among us and within us. At the same time we ask that you … Cure our…
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