Prayer at a Sacred Space
We gather together here in this small sanctuary, a space we have tended and planted. It is a space in which we have placed our hopes for the Earth and for the creatures that are our relatives. We stand in awe of the ways small things- like seeds and soil, water and sunlight, birds and bees and other pollinators- can make a difference in Life. We stand in gratitude for the glorious gift of creation. We ask God’s help as we learn how to more deeply care for our world.
God of all creation,
Your spirit dances throughout the universe.
You give drink to the trees,
Shade to the birds,
Food to the hungry.
You bring life and you make all things holy.
Fill us also with your grace,
Empower us with your Spirit
So that we may not only sow
Seeds of life-giving flowers
Seeds of love, justice, peace, and beauty.
We ask this through your Son,
Jesus, Savior of the World.
Prayer by the Sisters of the Divine Savior Laudato Si’ Committee
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