Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Nepal earthquake

Following the weekend’s earthquake, the Jesuits in Nepal have opened an office for relief work and have started networking with other organisations... Read more...

You can donate money towards these relief efforts via the Jesuit Missions Nepal Earthquake Appeal

The Congregation of Jesus are relieved to be able to report that the sisters in their eight communities in different parts of the country are all alive and safe, though they are - like thousands of others - now living outdoors in extremely difficult conditions.

Prayer for Nepal

Loving God,
We pray for all those affected by the earthquake in Nepal as we offer the words of the psalmist, “Be strong and take heart, all who hope in the Lord” (Psalm 31:25)

May those who are paralysed by fear…
Be strong and take heart
May those who have lost or are still searching for loved ones …
Be strong and take heart
May those who remain trapped under rubble …
Be strong and take heart
May those rescue workers who provide relief and recovery …
Be strong and take heart
May those who are moved with compassion to help …
Be strong and take heart
God, whose love knows no bounds,
fill all those who suffer with your comfort and peace.
We ask all this through Christ, our Lord. Amen

(With thanks to Catholic Relief Services for providing the prayer)


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