Posts tagged ‘loss’

Travel after an Unexpected Death

This is a prayer to be said upon traveling to attend a funeral after an unexpected death. The blank line is for inserting the name of the…

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For Manchester and England

This is prayer of hope and courage for the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester. It’s based on a memorial prayer that I wrote for…

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Attack at Westminster: For London and England

This is prayer of hope and courage for the victims of the terrorist attack at Westminster. It’s based on a memorial prayer that I wrote for…

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15 Years: A Liturgy for 9-11

It’s been 15 years. This is a 9-11 liturgy composed for the 10th anniversary of the attacks, including newer prayers written to deepen the liturgy. They were…

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For Nice

A prayer of solidarity and healing after Thursday night’s Bastille Day truck attack in Nice. Sadly for the people of France, it’s in large part the same prayer I…

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For Orlando, For the USA

In Orlando early Sunday, 50 people died in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S history, domestic hate and terror focused on a popular gay nightclub. This is a prayer of…

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A Liturgy after Terror Attacks

This is a four-prayer liturgy to be used after terror strikes. “For Terror Survivors” and “To the Terrorist” are from “A Liturgy for 9-11.” “Let Tranquility Reign”…

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For Brussels

A prayer of solidarity and healing after the terror attacks in Brussels. The closing stanza is written in English and the three official languages of Belgium: Dutch, German and French. For Brussels…

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Pour Paris

This is a full translation of a prayer of solidarity and healing “For Paris” that I wrote immediately after last month’s terror attack. The original prayer includes…

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For Paris

This is a prayer of solidarity and healing after Friday night’s terror attack in Paris. Here’s a link to this prayer translated into French. For Paris Author of life,…

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