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Prayer of Accompaniment , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer, taken from EFJ’s Prayer Service on Pope Francis’s Message for the 2016 World Day of Migrants and Refugees, stirs us into action to help the millions of refugees around the world today...more

Prayer for World AIDS Day , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

December 1 is World AIDS Day. This prayer invites us to remember that countless people are at risk of joining the 36.7 million already infected with AIDS. As a global community, we pray for healing an...more

Prayer After the Election , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer invites us to pray that bonds of community be restored after this tumultuous and divisive election. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Prayer of Accompaniment , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer, taken from EFJ’s Prayer Service on Pope Francis’s Message for the 2016 World Day of Migrants and Refugees, stirs us into action to help the millions of refugees around the world ...more

Never Again! Refusing to be People of Indifference (English and Spanish) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer of action calls on each of us to see God in immigrants, refugees, and orphans, our sisters and brothers.  Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

A Gospel Call: Becoming a Sanctuary People in Today's World (English and Spanish) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer cries out, "Injustice, exclusion, bigotry, never again! Not this time! Amen." Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Prayer to the Lord (English and Spanish) , by: Pope Francis

This prayer by Pope Francis asks Mary, the mother of our Lord, to guide us as we “step outside ourselves” and transform the world through mercy and compassionate love. Copyright © 2017, Education...more

In Memory of Berta Cáceres (English and Spanish) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Berta Cáceres was murdered in 2016 for her outspoken advocacy as she sought environmental justice for her indigenous people in Honduras; this prayer remembers her sacrifice. Copyright © 2017, Educat...more

Sanctuary Prayer (English and Spanish) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer, offered in both English and Spanish, is a timely reflection on the growing sanctuary movement, which seeks to protect migrants and refugees from deportation and reminds us of God’s call...more

Prayer for a New Year (English and Spanish) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This action-centered prayer calls to mind individual passions that must be cultivated to build God’s Kingdom of peace and justice. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Co...more
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