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Use our prayer resources to pray for the care of the earth, our common home.

These prayers inspire you to give thanks for God's gift of creation, all people and creatures, to lament the climate crisis that we are facing, and to renew your commitment to care for the earth and stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters throughout the world.

They are ideal for use on the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation or during the Season of Creation.

Laudato Si' prayers

Laudate Deum prayer

A prayer inspired by the Apostolic Exhortation Laudate Deum, a follow up to Laudato Si', released by Pope Francis on 4 October 2023.

A prayer for our earth

This prayer appeared at the end of Laudato Si' and is for all who believe in God who is the all-powerful Creator.

Praised be

A prayer inspired by Pope Francis' words in Laudato Si'.

Prayers to share

Use these prayers as part of a liturgy, Mass or prayer group - or for your own inspiration.

More prayers on climate and creation

Called to your table

Give thanks for the goodness of creation and recognise our responsibility to care for this wonderful gift.

Prayer to the Holy Spirit

A prayer asking the Holy Spirit to fill us with the courage to make a new commitment to caring for the earth and all creation.

We see you

We pray that God may show us how to be with those who are facing the effects of the climate crisis and that we may never lose hope.

As the oceans rise

A prayer for courage, strength and hope to face the challenges of the climate emergency

Open our eyes Lord

We pray that our eyes may be open to the pain of creation, so that together we may care for all that God has made.

Prayer for our world

We pray we may take care of the environment and share in the joys, hopes, griefs and anxieties of all people.

The world can't wait

This prayer asks for the courage to tell those who do not want to listen that action is needed on the climate crisis

LiveSimply prayers

We pray for the grace to respond to the Church's call to live simply, sustainably and in solidarity with the world's porest.

Hail Mary, Mother of Mercy

A prayer inspired by the Salve Regina, asking Our Lady to help us to look with wisdom on the earth, our common home.

I have a dream

A prayer from El Salvador, dreaming of a world where all of creation can live life to the full.

Fragile earth

A prayer for a world where we may walk gently on the earth and where all may flourish.

Protectors of creation

Pray for all those who dedicate their lives to protect God's creation, and that we may all have the courage, hope and grace to be guardians of our common home.


Creation family prayers

These prayer ideas and activities can support your family members of all ages to come together in prayer inspired by the wonders of creation.