A prayer for Dreamers

January 11, 2018
Supporters of DACA in Los Angeles, Calif. Molly Adams/Wikimedia Commons.

Right now, Dreamers - young, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children who are at risk of deportation – need our help. In the spirit of Pope Francis’ Share the Journey campaign, which is focused on standing in solidarity with migrants, immigrants, and refugees, we offer this prayer for Dreamers everywhere.

God of all,

We struggle to welcome those we don’t know to join our communities. 
       Please guide our actions so we may be a reflection of your love.

We struggle to find common ground with those who are from different places and have different customs. 
       Please guide our words so we speak with charity and hospitality.

We struggle to remember our own times of transition and uncertainty. 
       Please send your Holy Spirit to challenge our assumptions.

May we continue to seek new ways to find you in our lives. 
May we Share the Journey with one another, every day. We ask all this in your holy name, through the power of the Holy Spirit. 
Amen.

Dreamers need our help! Call (800-826-3688) or email your members of Congress, and urge them to pass the Dream Act (S. 1615 and H.R. 3440) now.

 

 Please guide our actions so we may be a reflection of your love.

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