Lord Jesus, Carpenter and King,
supreme Sovereign of all men,
look with tender mercy upon the multitudes of our day
who bear the indignities of injustice
Raise up leaders in every land
dedicated to Your standards of order, equity, and justice.
Grant unto us, Lord
to be worthy members of Your Mystical Body,
laboring unceasingly to fulfill our vocation
in the social apostolate of Your Church.
Sharpen our intellects to pierce the pettiness of prejudice;
to perceive the beauty of true human brotherhood.
Guide our minds to a meaningful understanding of the problems of the poor,
of the oppressed, of the unemployed,
of all in need of assistance anywhere.
Guide our hearts against the subtle lure of earthly things
and undue regard for those who possess them.
May we hunger and thirst after justice
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The Lord is my Shepherd,
I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside still waters;
He restores my soul.
He leads me in right paths
For His Name's sake.
Even though I walk through the darkest valley,
I fear no evil;
For you are with me;
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