Tag Archives: Gun tragedy

Prayer for Odessa and Midland, Texas

God, who meets us on every road of life, the road to Bethlehem where all children are born, the road to Damascus when we turn our lives around the road to Emmaus as you explain what is really true in … Continue reading

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For those who did not see …

For those who did not see, who did not realize the child or parent, brother, sister, friend, neighbor, workmate, acquaintance, would pick up a gun and kill, I pray today. For those who say — he was quiet,  or — … Continue reading

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Prayer for the shooting in Dayton, Ohio

(first we mourn, then we must act) God, we are broken psalmists for weeping came in the night and more weeping comes in the morning. We lift up in sorrow all of those affected by the gun tragedy in the … Continue reading

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Prayer for El Paso

God, who walks with us in our all marketplaces and runs with frightened children everywhere, but especially these who were buying new clothes, shoes, notebooks for school, until they heard gunfire. Comfort those who grieve, on this day in El … Continue reading

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Prayer for Gilroy California

God, who calls people to make festivals, ancient ones, modern ones, celebrations of harvest, like the Garlic Festival that are opportunities for joy, for music and food and laughter, we pray for your tenderness to surround the people of Gilroy … Continue reading

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Prayer for Virginia Beach

God of tenderness in the midst of the deepest violence, when we have only words of comfort to offer but can hardly find then scrambling, lost ourselves, in the chaos of facing gun tragedy again, give us voice — to … Continue reading

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Prayer for STEM School Highlands Ranch, Colorado

God, we pray for those who are grieving today for the loss of life of Kendrick Castillo who should be graduating from school. Grant them some comfort and the support of others but may they never understand, never forget the … Continue reading

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