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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 we live your compassion for those who are oppressed walking with you from Galilee to Jerusalem to challenge the structures of fear. Brother Barry Donaghue,…

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Entrusting Myself to the Hands of Jesus

I’ve come to think that the only, the supreme, prayer we can offer up, during these hours when the road before us is shrouded in darkness, is that of our master on the cross: “In manus tuas commendo spiritum meum.” (Into your hands I commend my spirit.) To the hands that broke and gave life…

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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 will in his love enable you to profit by them. He has guided you thus far in life, do you but hold fast to his…

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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 with Earth and all creation. Deliver us from the violence of superiority and disdain. Grant us the desire, and the humility, to listen with special…

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Hermanas de la Providencia Letanía de No-violencia

Dios de la Providencia, consciente de mi debilidad, pido el don de la valentía para poder identificar cómo y dónde convertirme a fin de vivir en solidaridad con la tierra y con toda la creación. Líbrame de la violencia de superioridad y desprecio. Concédeme el deseo, y la humildad, para escuchar con esmero especial a…

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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 principalities – those institutions and systems that keep racism alive by perpetuating the lie that some members of the family are inferior and others superior.…

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A Prayer by Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ

God of Compassion, You let your rain fall on the just and the unjust. Expand and deepen our hearts so that we may love as You love, even those among us who have caused the greatest pain by taking life. For there is in our land a great cry for vengeance as we fill up…

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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 heart, the captives of anger. Free the innocent; parole the trustworthy. Awaken the repentance that restores hope. May prisoners’ families persevere in their love. Jesus,…

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Prayer for Vocations

Provident God, Your loving designs have shaped our universe. Your loving care continues to sustain all life. Your plans call each of us to participation in the ongoing work of creation. Help us to be your love and to release your transforming energy in our world. Touch the hearts of those searching for a way…

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March 30
“But our hope is in the providence of God, which has protected us until the present, and which will provide, somehow, for our future needs...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin