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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

And St. Francis Preached to the Birds , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

From the perspective of St. Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis, this prayer reflects on the sacred nature of every animate being in all eco-systems, all interconnected in the web of God's Creation. Co...more

Prayer for Dreamers

We pray for all the young people impacted by DACA, for those who need to open their hearts to them, and we pray finally for ourselves, that we may be a voice for the dispossessed. Copyright © 2017, E...more

May We Speak Peace , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Join us as we pray for peace at a time of words of conflict and war. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

In Gratitude for Jane Addams , by: Anna Misleh

This prayer honors Jane Addams, an early advocate of the poor and of immigrants: she was also a woman dedicated to peace who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice...more

National Grandparents Day , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

National Grandparents Day is celebrated in the United States on September 10th. This prayer calls on Saints Anne and Joachim to guide all who have been called to the vocation of grandparenting. Copyri...more

Moving Through God’s World , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

As people of faith, we are called to reflect on why and how we travel. This prayer is meant to help us to do so as World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27. Copyright © 2017, Education for Jus...more

Prayer for Colombia , by: Isabella Luque

Columbia is striving to move to reconciliation after decades of internal conflict. This prayer asks for blessings on the people of Columbia as they work for a just and peaceful rebuilding of a united ...more
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