Anzac Day

Prayer — ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee

We pray for the peace of the world. Especially we commend to your mercy the homeless and refugees; those who have been dispossessed and have lost their employment; those whose families have been disrupted and who mourn the loss of loved ones. We pray for the situation in [……..]. Grant that the sane and selfless […]

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ANZAC Prayer — Brisbane Roman Catholic Church, Australia

God of our Mothers and Fathers, we pray for the peace of the world. We especially entrust to your mercy the homeless and refugees; those who have been dispossessed through war; those whose lives and families have been disrupted; and who mourn the loss of loved ones. We pray for countries who are war-torn even […]

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Anzac Prayer — Brisbane Roman Catholic Church

God of our Mothers and Fathers, we pray for the peace of the world. We especially entrust to your mercy the homeless and refugees; those who have been dispossessed through war; those whose lives and families have been disrupted; and who mourn the loss of loved ones. We pray for countries who are war-torn even […]

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Prayer for ANZAC Day —  Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Originally written to mark the ANZAC Centenary Gracious and loving God, we remember all who lost their lives through Australia’s involvement in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. On ANZAC Day, we especially remember the courageous actions undertaken by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during the First World War. On this national day of […]

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ANZAC Day hymn, Remembering — George Stuart, Australia

Tune: St. Anne Click here to access free downloads. In contemplation on this day Both pride and sadness grow; We laud the courage on display; Yet tears can overflow. White crosses filling endless fields Remind us of those lost; We long for respite, that which shields Us from war’s wicked cost. We honour all who […]

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Prayers for Remembrance Sunday — Cara Heafey, UK

Merciful God, your love embraces all of creation. Your realm knows nothing of the borders we draw between nations. You have taught us that every woman, man and child is our neighbour. You have commanded us to love, love, love, without thought of our own security, or glory, or gain. Remind us that you have […]

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