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Resources for personal prayer and reflection throughout the year.
Pray for the earth, our common home
Please pray for the gift of peace for all those facing conflict.
Taste and see: A grace for Lent
A grace to be said before meals during Lent 2019, especially useful if you are organising a soup lunch or other meal to raise money for CAFOD
Meditation in praise of Mary
Based on Pope Francis' words in the closing passage of his encyclical Laudato Si' this beautiful reflection, with music, enables us to reflect on the role of Mary, Mother and Queen of all creation.
Share the Journey prayer
A prayer for refugees and migrants, which can be used as part of CAFOD's Share the Journey campaign.
For a better world
This prayer encourages us to give thanks for all we have received and be moved to help build a better world for future generations.
A prayer for our elected leaders
Download our prayer for all elected leaders, and ask the Lord to guide them always to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor.
Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi
This graceful prayer calls on us to forgive, to love and to turn from darkness towards the light of our Lord with joy.
Prayer for those who mourn
A prayer asking for God's loving arms to hold and protect us while we mourn.
Lord of Life and Love
A prayer to give us comfort when we remember those we have lost.
God of our longing
A prayer to give us hope and courage when we are at our most vulnerable.
A prayer for those seeking Christ's guidance and comfort in their sorrow.
An African’s Prayer
A prayer of encouragement for difficult times.
Advent prayer: let your light shine
An Advent prayer. May we be salt for the earth and a light in people's sight.
Advent prayer: voice of peace
An Advent prayer calling for peace in times of conflict
Prayer for Candlelight Funds
A beautiful prayer to remember our loved ones who have gone before us and to keep their faith, hope and love alive.
Colombia peace prayer
A prayer for peace from the Bishops' Conference of Colombia
Christ our Light
A prayer asking for Christ our light to bring hope and healing in our world.
Laudato Si': a reflection
A beautiful PowerPoint reflection on Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si', to inspire us to care for our common home. This reflection brings passages and prayers from the encyclical together with the voices of our global neighbours.
Saint Oscar Romero reflection
A beautiful reflection to celebrate Saint Oscar Romero's message of hope
The Feeding of the five thousand icon reflection
A collection of our most popular Easter prayers.
Prayer for peace in Syria
In the run-up to the ninth anniversary of the Syria crisis, please join us to pray for peace.
God is with us
A prayer written 10 years on from Asian Tsunami, giving thanks that God is always with us
Open our eyes, Lord
A prayer asking God to open our eyes to the pain of creation and to lead us to be good neighbours to all.
Lord, send the gift of peace
A prayer for peace in our world. It can be adapted to pray for any country that is facing conflict at this time.
The gift of peace
A prayer for those who work for peace, for those who face conflict and for all of us who seek peace in our world.
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