We pray for those who struggle.

We pray for those who struggle at this time of huge uncertainty;

for political leaders faced with unforeseen challenges, uncharted ways, difficult decisions,

Holy One, we will acknowledge wise choices, we will offer words of support.

(time of silent reflection)

We pray for those who struggle.

We pray for those in situations never before experienced.

We pray for moms and dads who struggle with having children at home all day.

It is difficult to find new activities; it is hard to stay creative.

Holy One, we will listen carefully to the challenges, we will encourage fresh ways of communication with good friends.

(time of silent reflection)

We pray for those who struggle,

We pray for those whose day is radically different.

We pray for those who must leave their usual workspace,

for those breadwinners who must work at home.

Holy One, we will support the new priorities, we will not intrude into

the working hours.

 (time of silent reflection)

We pray for those who struggle.

We pray for those who have lost their jobs

We pray for those whose financial security has gone,,

who have anxiety around paying rent or providing for family needs .

Holy One, we will be there in the testing times, we will assure them of their self-worth.

We pray for those who struggle.

We pray for those who have been affected by the Covid 19 virus.

Those who are sick at home and those who have been hospitalized,

in their suffering, and in their fear.

Holy One, we will hear and respond to their distress, we will be a safe but compassionate presence to their loved ones. 

This prayer we offer in the name of Jesus Christ,

Amen

 

 

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