Skip to content
Catholic Online Logo
Father,

We come to you in the name of your Son Jesus Christ. We ask for your loving Mercy and kindness toward all who suffer as a result of the Earthquake, Tsunami and aftershocks which have devastated the people of Japan.

Lord, for those who lost their lives, and those who mourn them, we ask for your loving mercy.

Lord, for those who were wounded, we ask for healing and help.

Lord, for those reaching out to the wounded, give them the supernatural graces, and the practical and economic resources they need in their efforts.

Lord, for those who are searching for the dead, assist them in their effort so that all who lost their lives in this tragedy can be buried with dignity.

We also pray also for those who were affected by this horrible disaster in Hawaii and those who are ministering to their needs.

Father, may this natural disaster and true human tragedy become an invitation for your people to enter into the ongoing mission of reaching out to all of the poor and seeing in their face and in their need the face of your Son.

During this Lent, we say "Yes" to your invitation to practice the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. May this human tragedy become for your people an occasion of grace and invitation to love.

We ask this in the name of Jesus the Lord

Amen

Written by Deacon Keith Fournier

PHOTOS: Destruction of the Japanese Quake and Tsunami




More Disasters Prayers


Showing 1 - 1 of 1

More Prayers






Light a Virtual Prayer Candle

Four things to know about your candle on Catholic Online:

  1. Your candle will serve as a symbol of your sincere and prayerful intentions.
  2. Our prayer community will join you in prayer, multiplying the voices in petition with you.
  3. Your candle can be shared with friends and family, if you wish.
  4. These candles are perfect for loved ones, as memorials, and for those in need who are far away.
Light your own Candle


Prayer of the Day

Prayer to Jesus Before the Blessed Sacrament

Jesus, each time I look at the sacred Host, sancify my eyes, that they may close more and more to all that is merely earthly. Jesus, each time I look at the sacred Host, send a ray of divine light into my soul, that I may better know you and myself. Jesus, each time I look at the sacred Host, ... continue reading

More Prayer of the Day
February 2017
S M T W T F S
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728


Daily Prayers by E-Mail

Prayer Requests newsletter icon

Get involved and pray for the intentions of those offering up their prayers! Join together to embrace and remember our brothers and sisters with their prayer intentions. 5 days / week. See Sample


Required


Pick a Prayer Section

Newsletters

Newsletter Sign Up icon

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers

Subscribe to Catholic OnlineYouTube Channel

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18
1 Yahweh spoke to Moses and said:2 'Speak to the whole ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-13
1 [Of David] Bless Yahweh, my soul, from the depths of my being, his holy ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 5:38-48
38 'You have heard how it was said: Eye for eye and tooth for ... Read More

Reading 2, First Corinthians 3:16-23
16 Do you not realise that you are a temple of God with the Spirit of God ... Read More

Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day for February 19th, 2017 Image

Bl. Alvarez of Corova
February 19: Alvarez was born in either Lisbon, Portugal, or ... Read More