加拿大全國祈禱邀請:2020年3月31日在疫症下一起祈禱

祈禱邀請:
2020年3月31日(星期二)
東岸下午3時/西岸中午12時
為在COVID-19新冠病毒疫症下的
加拿大和加拿大人祈禱

在新冠病毒傳入加拿大後,加拿大人在處於恐懼和擔憂的艱難環境中,人人都要面對健康、情緒問題和經濟負擔,因此許多人都感到需要精神上的支持。

各宗教領袖和全國的加拿大人都應邀為患有COVID-19新冠病毒的人們、也為醫護人員,以及為找到COVID-19新冠病毒治愈方法的人們祈禱。

加拿大著名猶太學者(拉比)魯文‧鮑克博士(Rabbi Reuven Bulka)與天主教渥太華總教區的狄連斯·普倫德加斯特 (Terrence Prendergast) 總主教合作編寫了可以在全國集體或個別誦念的禱詞。

他們提議誦念禱詞的時間是2020年3月31日,星期二,東岸時間下午3時,西岸時間中午12時。

拉比和總主教邀請所有加拿大人和所有宗教領袖一同參與祈禱。

查詢詳情:

您可以致電613-227-1872或電郵至 rabbibulka@cmhottawa.com 與 Rabbi Reuven Bulka 聯繫。您也可以致電613-738-5025,內線 238或 819-593-6377 (手機)或電郵至 rdubroy@archottawa.ca 通過渥太華總教區傳播部主任 Robert Du Broy 與 Terrence Prendergast 總主教聯絡。

中文譯自:《鹽與光傳媒》

英語全文

以下是英文禱詞:

O God,

We gather together separated by life-saving distancing,

but united more than ever in spirit;

We know we are in a war against COVID – 19 together,

and the more together we are, the better and stronger we will emerge:

We know the challenges are enormous, yet so are the opportunities;

That whether we are in isolation with loved ones, or alone,

we will have abundance of time;

We commit to using that time to the max,

to help those in greater need in whatever way we can;

We know we all have the opportunity, and time,

to be life savers and life enhancers;

We give thanks for those who are on the front line

taking care of those who are not well;

We give thanks for the researchers

who are working at breakneck speed to find cure and vaccine;

We give thanks for our leaders, federal,

provincial and local, for their dedication to all of us;

We give thanks for the providers of our daily needs

who go to work in spite of the risk;

We give thanks for those who have ramped up their ability

to produce life-saving supplies.

We pray for the well-being of all our life savers;

For those who are not well, that they recover fully;

For those enduring difficulty, that they may overcome their challenges.

We pray that a cure and vaccine will soon be available,

And that we all – family, friends, all Canadians,

the entire world may be healed in body and spirit.

We ask you, O God, to bless our leaders,

our front line care givers, our life savers and life enhancers.

We ask you, O God, to bless Canada, to bless the world, to bless everyone.

Amen.

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