This prayer is a short reminder of "the hard truth" that the journey to the Light of Easter passes through the darkness of participating in the suffering of Christ. "We travel through deserts and desp...more
In the prayer: After Noon, Creative Voice, Carlos Salinas invites us to experience those hours when Christ suffered on the cross. With poetic images, the author helps us to participate in witnessing t...more
This prayer invites us to be present to the suffering of Christ in our World as we work, wait, and pray for the fullness we know in Christ.
Posted March 2015 © Center of Concern
This prayer invites us to focus on the sorrow and pain of the adults and children "who walked into the fire." We ask that our remembering be a prayer for their souls and a prayer for peace.
This short prayer reminds us that we the air we breathe and the water we drink sustain us. We lament our role in harming our environment and call on our Creator to “move us into action to save our e...more
As teachers and students are moving into the Spring semester, this prayer asks for a "restoration of our spirits" and a renewed passion for sharing the Good News. As schools wind down, educators need ...more
This prayer for African American History Month helps us to celebrate African American culture, mourn the long struggle against injustice and discrimination, and look with hope to the future.
Rosa Parks sparked a movement by her courage; she was able to move beyond her fears and put herself on the line for human dignity and basic civil rights. This prayer serves as an invitation to take sm...more
In this prayer for the World Day of Justice, we are reminded that we need to see the injustices happening in the world and to envision the kind of world where God's justice is realized through our eff...more
This prayer calls us to see, reflect, and act on the problem of human trafficking around the globe; to reject indifference; and to move beyond our comfort zones to bring this injustice to an end.