A litany of prayer for a worrying time

God the Father
Have mercy upon us
God the Son
Have mercy upon us
God the Holy Spirit
Have mercy upon us
Holy and Glorious Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit
Have mercy upon us

On all who have contracted Coronavirus
Pour your blessing of healing and peace
On all in intensive care fighting for life
Pour your blessing of healing and peace
On all who mourn for those who have died
Pour your blessing of healing and peace

On all who care for loved ones at home
Pour your blessing of compassion and care
On all who offer reassurance and support
Pour your blessing of compassion and care
On all who offer care in the community
Pour your blessing of compassion and care

On all waiting in isolation
Pour your blessing of comfort and grace
On all who are fearful and alone
Pour your blessing of comfort and grace
On all who worry for friends and loved ones
Pour your blessing of comfort and grace

On children out of school uncertain of the future
Pour your blessing of reassurance and trust
On parents wondering how to work and care for family
Pour your blessing of reassurance and trust
On all who wonder how they will cope financially
Pour your blessing of reassurance and trust

On our emergency services stretched to their limits
Pour your blessing of strength and determination
On all who put themselves in danger for the good of others
Pour your blessing of strength and determination
On all who keep order in our society
Pour your blessing of strength and determination

On our hospitals as pressure increases
Pour your blessing of calm resolve and right judgement
On medical staff making crucial decisions
Pour your blessing of calm resolve and right judgement
On those who manage our health service
Pour your blessing of calm resolve and right judgement

On the church at this time of crisis
Pour your Spirit of unity and prayer
On all who pray and seek you at this time
Pour your Spirit of unity and prayer
On all who speak your words to nations and communities
Pour your Spirit of unity and prayer

On our world, ravaged and troubled
Pour your blessing of renewal and hope
On all nations struggling to cope
Pour your blessing of renewal and hope
On all that the world will be beyond this time
Pour your blessing of renewal and hope

God the Father
Have mercy upon us
God the Son
Have mercy upon us
God the Holy Spirit
Have mercy upon us
Holy and Glorious Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit
Have mercy upon us