no one is a stranger to you
and no one is ever far from your loving care.
In your kindness, watch over refugees and victims of war,
those separated from their loved ones,
young ones who are lost,
and those who have had to flee their homes.
Bring them back safely to the place where they long to be
and help us always to show your kindness
to strangers and to all in need.
Grant this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
THE WORLD CAN BE A DARK PLACE. GIFT THE LIGHT AND LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST AND TOGETHER WE CAN BRIGHTEN THE WORLD.
Frs. Edward Galvin and John Blowick founded the Columbans in 1918. Fr. Galvin offered these words of guidance to the young Columbans in China, “We are not here to convert the Chinese. We are here to do God’s will.” For …