WE PRAY FOR MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES
You shall not oppress or afflict a resident alien,
for you were once aliens residing in the land of Egypt.
shall not wrong any widow or orphan.
If ever you wrong them and they
cry out to me,
I will surely listen to their cry.
to whom no one is a
and from whose loving care none is ever distant,
with compassion on refugees and exiles,
on displaced persons and
Render justice to the oppressed
and rouse us
to do what is right,
that our society may be cleansed and made new.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and
reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God for ever
and ever. Amen.
ICEL, 1998, adapt.
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother
of the Americas, pray for us.
St. Frances Cabrini, patron of
migrants, pray for us.
Click here to read Cardinal Cupich of Chicago's statement on the
Click here to read Cardinal Tobin of Newark's statement
Statement of Archbishop Sartain and Bishop Elizondo
Full text of Bishop McElroy’s address
Memes to promote on your social
media pages can be found at Justice for Immigrants website:
Additionally, please share
broadly the “Faces of Migration” story at this link
http://bit.ly/2kG21RI with your
networks. Your help is needed to continue to voice our support for
immigrants and refugees particularly in the wake of the recent actions
taken by the United States government.