Spirituality & Prayer
Prayer and spiritual growth is essential to transform ourselves and the world. Below are resources from partner organisations and ministries around the world to strengthen and inspire you in the work of justice and peace. Prayer resources on specific justice themes (refugees and asylum seekers, caring for creation, etc.) can be found in the Justice Network's Issues and Advocacy section.
Do you want to weave in a reflection on creation with your Good Friday prayers? The Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center (IPJC) has published a Stations of the Cross prayer guide through the prism of Laudato Si'.
World Day of Prayer is a global, ecumenical movement of Christian women who observe a common day of prayer each year on the first Friday of March. Pray with this year's theme, "Receive children. Receive me."
Thinking Faith, the online journal of the Jesuits in Britain, offers a series of reflections over Lent on the Seven Spiritual Works of Mercy in the context of Laudato Si’.
The Lenten Reflection Guide from the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns contains reflections, questions, prayers, and actions based on each week’s Gospel reading and the teachings of Pope Francis in his latest encyclical, Laudato Si’.
Bread for the World, a Christian collective aiming to end world hunger through prayer and advocacy, has produced scripture lessons, daily devotionals and prayers for use this Lent. You are welcome to download or order print copies of Lenten Prayers for Hungry People to share with family, friends, and members of your church or parish.