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Prayer Blog

Religious faith and spirituality have always played an indispensable role in helping humans rise above the chaos and disorder, fear and uncertainty that marks every era of human history, and especially when little understood illnesses threaten our health, and perhaps even our lives. The gaze of faith allows us to look beyond and above our current challenges, and to love and care, even when doing so can put us in harm’s way. Our spiritual health is often our strongest resource in approaching all the uncertainties around us.

To Bend Light, provides prayers in the Jewish tradition

March 19th, 2020|Categories: Jewish, Prayer|

To Bend Light, provides prayers in the Jewish tradition from Alden Solovy, a Jewish liturgical scholar: Source of healing, Cast the light of health and well-being On those who’ve been exposed to coronavirus, Those who have contracted the disease, And those — God forbid — who contract the disease in the future. Bless them, protect them and bring them speedily to [...]

A Litany Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 19th, 2020|Categories: Episcopal, Prayer|

A Litany Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak (written by an Episcopal Priest) God the Father, Have mercy on us. God the Son, Have mercy on us. God the Holy Spirit, Have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, Have mercy on us.  Most merciful God, we come to you in this time of anxiety and uncertainty surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19. As [...]

Pope Francis asks us to pray for those in leadership

March 19th, 2020|Categories: Catholic, Prayer|

During a brief homily at a small Vatican celebration of the Eucharist, Pope Francis asks us to pray for those in leadership, especially because they often need to make decisions “for our own good” that can make many of us angry: offers a prayer for Mary’s intercession in this time of the coronavirus pandemic: O Mary, you always shine on [...]

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