Category: ForEarthSake

Care for our Common Home

A Prayer for Our Earth

A Prayer for Our Earth

(Esp During the Season of Creation) 

(By Pope Francis – At the End of the Encyclical laudato si No 246) 

All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe
and in the smallest of your creatures.
You embrace with your tenderness all that exists.
Pour out upon us the power of your love,
that we may protect life and beauty.
Fill us with peace, that we may live
as brothers and sisters, harming no one.

O God of the poor,
help us to rescue the abandoned and forgotten of this earth,
so precious in your eyes.
Bring healing to our lives,
that we may protect the world and not prey on it,
that we may sow beauty, not pollution and destruction.

Touch the hearts
of those who look only for gain
at the expense of the poor and the earth.
Teach us to discover the worth of each thing,
to be filled with awe and contemplation,
to recognize that we are profoundly united
with every creature
as we journey towards your infinite light.

We thank you for being with us each day.
Encourage us, we pray, in our struggle
for justice, love and peace.

Amen!

laudato si

Pope Francis has dedicated this year as  “*_Laudato si Year_*”. He has put Care for Creation as a priority of the entire Church & has asked us to ‘Reflect’ on his path breaking  encyclical “Laudato si – On Care for our common Home”.

 

To help you, we will be sending out Daily Whatsapp Broadcast entitled  “*PAPAL PARAS*”. One  para-graph of the encyclical, so you can read & reflect on the whole encyclical before the close of the Laudato si year.

If you would like to receive the “_Papal Paras_” do send a whatsapp with your ‘_Full_’ name to *9819902950*. This is open to parishioners of  ‘All’ parishes.

Care For Creation Group

_St Peters Parish, Bandra_