Catholics across England and Wales have sent messages urging the government to rethink our global food system.
This prayer is based on Isaiah 26.
On this mountain, for all peoples, the Lord is preparing a banquet of rich food.
God our Father,
We give you thanks
for the abundance of your creation,
and the generosity of your gifts.
We are sorry that amongst us are so many people
who are excluded from the feast,
prepared by you for us all.
May your Spirit inspire us and lead us
as we seek change, so that hunger and poverty
are no longer a scar and a scandal in our world.
May your Spirit guide us as we seek change,
so everybody has enough food to flourish
and a place at the table you spread for all.