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.
This prayer invites us to "stretch our souls" in the year ahead, seeing new possibilities for solidarity and hope.
Posted December 2014 © Center of Concern
January 4-10 marks National Migration Week. We pray for those who see home and all it means disappear as they flee violence, injustice, and poverty. We pray for those weary travelers who now liv...more
This prayer reminds us that the Epiphany is not in the distant past, but that we need to be "always open to the unexpected flash of grace," to keep looking for God hidden in the frailest among us and ...more
On January 11, Human Trafficking Awareness Day, we join with the global community in remembering all those who fall victim to human trafficking and to the effects of contemporary slavery which are fel...more
We pray to bring unity to our human community. We ask that we be healed and made whole as the family of God; we pray to draw deeper into communion with God and one another.
Posted December 2014...more
This prayer is based on the Bishops' Conference document on Sacraments and Social Mission. It reflects on the meaning of the call of Baptism and Confirmation, and on the experience and challenge of th...more