Posts tagged ‘prayer after mass violence’

For the Sufis of the Sinai

At least 300 are dead after an attack on a Sufi mosque in the Northern Sinai on Friday, including at least 27 children. More than 125 people were…

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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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In Memoriam: Sandy Hook

The fifth anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is today, Friday, Dec. 14, 2017. Here are two prayers to mark…

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After the Washington Navy Yard Shootings

This is a prayer of mourning and consolation in memory of the victims of the Washington Navy Shipyard shootings and supporting their families. Unfortunately, there are now…

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Meditation on the Burial of a Young Child

This prayer is a response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It can be used as a private meditation or as part of a…

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For the Children of Newtown

There are no words. Yet we need them. Words of consolation. Words of prayer. This is an adaptation of “After a Deadly Rampage,” a general prayer…

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After a Deadly Rampage

This is a prayer of mourning and consolation after a deadly rampage. There are so many mass attacks and school shootings that a general prayer is sadly necessary.…

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