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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

The Vision of Hospitality , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer is based on the 2017 homily of Pope Francis on Christmas Eve. Francis calls people of faith to envision hospitality for refugees and immigrants as they consider the journey of Mary, Joseph...more

Prayer on the Scars of Violence , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer guides us to pray for the healing of the young women who were victims of genital mutilation and for the end of this violent practice.  February 6th is the International Day of Zero To...more

Prayer Against Modern-Day Slavery , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer calls each of us to tear down our walls of fear and indifference towards the injustice of modern-day slavery. Copyright © 2018, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Prayer for the World Day of Social Justice , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

The Prayer for the World Day of Social Justice calls us to choose again and again to be grounded in prophetic hope and to affirm the possibility of justice and peace. Copyright © 2018, Education for ...more

Extinguishing the Fire of Human Trafficking , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

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. Copy...more

With Gratitude for Community Organizers and Community Builders , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

We pray in gratitude for community organizers and community workers who believe in the extraordinary potential of “ordinary” people whose voices must be heard and respected. Copyright © 2017, Edu...more

Shining Light on Human Rights , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer nudges us to call on the God of Dignity and Justice to inspire us to recognize the inherent dignity of all members of the global community and to shed light in the role we each play in cre...more
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