Estas oraciones de los fieles subrayan nuestro llamado a ser defensores de TODA vida.
Prayers and Vigils
Intended for use in the days and hours surrounding an execution, CMN's Prayer Vigil for an Execution allows participants to reflect on the themes of forgiveness and mercy in the face of the death penalty. The service invites all to lift up the dignity of life and pray for those impacted by violence, deepening our collective commitment to the work to end capital punishment.
CMN's Holy Saturday Prayer Service serves as a way to explore one of the more profound - and underutilized - days of the liturgical year. Beginning from the darkness of Good Friday, this experiential prayer service invites participants to reflect on the role of harm in their own lives; and the lives of those impacted by the continued use of the death penalty and the larger criminal justice system.
Join us during the Lenten season for prayerful reflection and contemplation. Every Monday receive a special Lenten reflection for the coming Sunday. Available online and on social media. These reflections will unpack the scripture readings for the week through the lens of justice and mercy. This year, CMN has worked with our partners in different states for our weekly reflections.
March 19th is the feast day of St. Joseph, the patron saint of workers, travelers, fathers, immigrants, and the Congregation of St. Joseph, of which CMN is a sponsored ministry. Join CMN in honoring the life of St Joseph that inspires the great work of the so many women religious with this prayer service.
Join us during this Advent season for prayerful reflection and hopeful anticipation. Every Monday you will receive a special Advent reflection for the coming Sunday. The reflections are available online, on social media, and can also be downloaded as a complete set. Enjoy the Sunday Advent scripture readings through the lens of justice and mercy:
These sample prayers of the faithful center around the work to end the death penalty and build a more restorative criminal justice system. Perfect for Respect Life Month or any time of the year, these prayers of the faithful amplify the Catholic call to advocate for all life.
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Prepared by: Alexandra Carroll, M.T.S
This prayer service focuses on the life and ministry of St. Maximilian Kolbe, patron saint of prisoners and the pro-life movement. Lifting up the work of all pro-life advocates, the service highlights in a particular way our shared Catholic call to end the use of the death penalty.
This resource features:
A short biography of St. Maximilian Kolbe