Our Current Prayer
As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance. In our mission to act with the Church to help the poor overseas, we begin with prayer. As we reach out to our sisters and brothers, we first seek God's grace and guidance, and then we work, animated by the Spirit that connects us.
Each month, we publish a new prayer that we ask the Church to join us in praying. Seeking God's guidance together, we are drawn closer together, and perhaps get a peek beyond the veil at the Kingdom he has promised, as together we work to make that Kingdom a reality for all.
We invite you to join us in praying this prayer with us each month, sharing it with families, parishes, and networks, so our hearts may be one and steadfast as we turn again to the work of the Lord: to feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, welcome the stranger, clothe the naked, care for the sick and the captive.
And so we pray ...
Our Prayer for April
Litany of Mercy
Help me seek your mercy:
For I am a sinner.
I have turned too often from my Father
And scorned my sisters and brothers.
Help me trust in your mercy:
To know that the God whose image and likeness I bear
Though I have wandered far in darkness
Has prepared a place for me in his holy light.
Help me to show mercy:
For in blessing me with this holy gift, you have made me a disciple
To share the message of your abundant clemency
In my words, in my prayers and in my works
Blessing those you have bid me to share my time with
That my heart may reflect the radiant compassion of your own.
Saint Faustina has declared mercy to be the greatest attribute of God.
May it too be my greatest attribute.
Jesus, I trust in you.