A prayer for Safeguarding

13 June 2021
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Lord Jesus,
Hear our voices as we pray for your care and protection.

Strengthen and guide us as we strive to make our Catholic communities a safe place for all.

We especially ask that the children and vulnerable adults you entrust to our care are protected.

Give us the wisdom and courage to listen with open hearts, see with open eyes, and speak out to ensure
children and vulnerable adults are safe, loved, respected, and cared for.

May we also pray for those who have been harmed. Give them the courage to seek the truth and to heal.

Lord, you call us to walk with integrity in the service of others. May we all strive to understand our
collective responsibility to work together to safeguard our Catholic communities.

Guide us as we build a community that fosters everyone to flourish and be safe.

We ask this through Christ, our Lord, Amen.


Republished with permission from the Archdiocese of Perth.


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