Prayer: Open our eyes, Lord

God of all,

you made the earth and saw that it was good,

but like robbers we have stripped it of its treasure.

Open our eyes, Lord.


Now the earth cries out

and your people hunger and thirst.

Open our eyes, Lord.


Open our eyes to see the pain of your creation

and move us with compassion for your world.

Open our eyes, Lord.


Lead us to act as neighbours,

who do not pass by on the other side.

Open our eyes, Lord.


So that together we may care for all that you have made

and with all creation sing your praise.

Open our eyes, Lord.

Catherine Gorman/CAFOD

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