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Peace & Solidarity
Prayer in this time of Crisis
Almighty and all-merciful God, Lover of the human race, healer of all our wounds,
In who, there is no shadow of death, Save us in this time of crisis:
Grant wisdom and courage to our leaders;
Watch over all medical people
As they tend to the sick and work for a cure;
Stir in us a sense of solidarity beyond all isolation;
If our doors are closed, let our hearts be open.
By the power of your love destroy the virus of fear,
That hope may never die
And the light of Easter, the triumph of life,
May shine upon us and the whole world.
Through Jesus Christ, the Lord risen from the dead,
Who lives and reigns for ever and ever.
Holy Mary, health of the sick, pray for us.
St Joseph, guardian of us all, pray for us.
Resources and Articles
Peace and Solidarity - by Tom Elich
United to Christ, we are never alone - by Gerard O'Connell
The Examen - a simple technique to help us keep a sense of balance and direction