Each year the Catholic Church in Japan observes ten days for peace from 6 -15 August. Here is the message for Ten Days of Peace 2012 from the President of the Japanese Catholic Bishops Conference. Please join in by praying for those who died in the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima… Read More »Ten Days for Peace
This presentation on Ruth & Naomi is intended to help you to pray over the story of Ruth and Naomi, and to find God at work among vulnerable women migrants today.
What does Catholic Social Teaching Have to Do with Valentine’s Day? St Valentine’s action was not just romantic, it was about holding up love in the structures of society. Read my reflection, to find out more. 5 Actions for Social Justice to Share the Love Consider these action ideas to… Read More »Valentine’s Day: Beyond Romance
Teach us a big-hearted love, That embraces the pushed aside and powerless, The exploited and those in need. A love that dares to speak truth to power, For their sake. Help us to enlarge the tents of our hearts, To share all that we are and have, To give freely… Read More »A Valentine’s Day Prayer
We watch for the morning We wait in hope for your light, your mercy. You have pitched your tent among us, Yet so often we fail to see you, to follow you. Let us not be overwhelmed by conflicts, injustice and suffering. Let us humbly spread love, stand steadfastly in… Read More »New Year’s Prayer for Peace
We thank you God for the gifts of memory, understanding and will. May the memory of the righteous ones who have trod this path before us encourage us to act for the justice of your Reign. May the contemplation of people and places desecrated by sin bring us to understanding.… Read More »Pilgrim Prayer