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In this session we offer different types of “Healing Prayers.”
Each guides you through a creative experience. Obviously, some will be better suited for you than others, but we encourage you to try also those that are more unknown to you: it is true that we grow also through what we do not know!
A light against human trafficking
We cry out against the evil practice of this modern slavery, and pray with St. Bakhita for it to end. Give us wisdom and courage to reach out and stand with those whose bodies, hearts and spirits have been so wounded, so that together we...
Prayer Service for Gun Violence Prevention
May your presence fill us and others with the thirst for unity, wholeness, and the desire to see all people valued as created in your image and likeness. May we, and others, receive your Shalom that we be instruments of your love...
Prayer for an End to Violence against Women
We pray to you, Lord, on behalf of women all across the world, young girls, teenage girls, young adult and adult women, and elderly women. You are sacred, Lord, and you work wondrous things: We pray to you so that an end...
Healing and Mercy Circles - Creation
Eternal God, Creator of the Universe, there is no God but you. Your works are great and marvellous, marvellous are your ways. Thank you for the infinite variety of the splendour of your creation.Forgive us for doing violence to your creation...
Healing and Mercy Circles - Dialogue
So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon.
Healing and Mercy Circles - Peace
On the evening of that first day of the week, even though the disciples had locked the doors of the place where they were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood before them. “Peace be with you” As we begin, all hold hands in a circle and pray quietly...
Healing Circles - Justice
O Cross of Christ, today too, we see you in simple men and women who live their faith joyfully day in and day out, in filial observance of your commandments. Some newspaper images are put at the center of the circle. Each of the participants...
|St. Francis told his followers, “Always have peace on your lips, but first have it in your own heart.” Cultivating a peaceful spirit is not always easy. It takes the ‘soil’ of time, patience, humility and...|
The Communion of Saints Among Us
|The Church Universal commemorates the Communion of Saints by dedicating November first as the Feast of All Saints. On this day all women and men who have stepped before us...|
Fostering an Attitude of Gratitude
|Meister Eckhart said, “If the only prayer you ever utter is ‘Thank You”, it would be enough.” In our all-too-busy world, we forget or overlook the prayer of a grateful heart.|