Posts filed under: Prayer

This prayer by Brother Richard Hendrick, ofm, has gone viral globally as the human family struggles with the Coronavirus Pandemic. It names now familiar facets of the disturbing and dangerous reality and features graced responses. It is a beautiful prayer to guide our response to the pandemic....
As the Coronavirus threatens our world, the Dominican Center turns to the God of healing in prayer. We pray for our sick, our elderly, our at-risk sisters and brothers. We ask God for healing and help. Together let us open our hands, our hearts, and join in prayer....
This prayer for the success of the Synod on the Amazon is based upon the words of Pope Francis in his comments opening the gathering. We recommend praying it daily for the wise discernment, "daring prudence," courage and prophetic integrity of the synod's work....
This lovely prayer is a prayer of the Lakota tribe. Lakota are also known as the Teton Sioux. They are one of the 3 Sioux tribes of Plains. Their current lands are in North and South Dakota. It is a prayer focused on the gifts of trust. ...
On Pentecost, Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit are given to us. We pray Come Holy Spirit! We ponder and pray over each gift; wisdom, understanding, knowledge, counsel, fortitude, piety, and fear of the Lord. This poem helps us remember the blessings that we have been...
Holy God, Creator and Lover of all peoples, grant us through the power of your embracing Spirit to recognize and accept our place in the human family and in the vast expanding universe. Give us hearts of flesh to understand ourselves as sisters and brothers of all humanity, of all...
Take time with this meditation by Juliana Casey, IHM. Read it slowly and prayerfully. It is a powerful piece with the ability to reshape your thinking and to deepen your compassion. It may gift you with a new awareness and will surely lead you into prayer....
Oh God, You are peace. From you comes peace, To you returns peace. Revive us with a salutation of peace, And lead us to your abode of peace. – Prophet Muhammad اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ السَّلَامُ وَمِنْكَ السَّلَامُ تَبَارَكْتَ ذَا الْجَلَالِ وَالْإِكْرَامِ O Allah, you are Peace and from you is peace....
A prayer that acknowledges that the one God is known by many different names in all the cultures and religious faiths of the world. It asks that we may learn from each other to know more fully the richness of God and prays that all may be one....
Creator God, we give thanks for the gift of creation. We give thanks for its beauty and the joy the beauty brings us. We give thanks for light that shines in the darkness, for the stars and the sun, for the air we breathe and the plants and animals that...