O Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem (and the Middle East) – August 1st

Nun

Join us on Friday 1 August as in communion with the Churches of East and West we pray for Christians in the Middle East and for peace throughout that region

9am Angelus

followed by Eucharistic Adoration until

9.30am Mass

 

You may like to use this prayer:

God, Our Father,
have mercy on the Middle East.
Your faithful servants – young and old alike – are called to witness to Christ.

May they be strengthened during this time of turmoil
as they seek to follow your beloved Son,
who Himself walked their ancient homelands.

In union with our brothers and sisters in Christ throughout the world,
we pray that Christians in the Middle East
may be enabled to live their Faith in full freedom.
Embolden them to act as instruments
of peace and reconciliation,
united with all the citizens of their countries.

Through Jesus Christ our Lord

Amen