Prayer

Prayers of the Faithful

Prayer during Mass

Here are a selection of bidding prayers that can be used on Racial Justice Sunday.

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Let us pray for those who suffer any form of racial discrimination in our society, that God may strengthen them and change the hearts of those who discriminate against them.

Lord in your mercy
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Let us pray that our lives are filled with God’s divine presence, love and compassion and that we recognise every person’s God-given dignity.

Lord in your mercy
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Let us pray for immigrants fleeing their homelands, that they find the encouragement and support of people of goodwill.

Lord in your mercy
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Let us pray for all those who speak out against the evil of racial discrimination and other forms of discrimination in our society that God may bless and make their work fruitful.

Lord in your mercy
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Let us pray for Christians, that we may truly live the gospel values, as we strive to proclaim the good news in what we say and do.

Lord in your mercy
Hear our prayer