Prayer Resources

A Prayer for the Earth

YouTube, June 28, 2015
Text by Pope Francis, from the encyclical, Laudato Si
Adaptation and music by Hazzan Steve Klaper and Br. Al Mascia, OFM

2016 Lenten Reflection Guide: Forty Days with Scripture and Laudato Si’

Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, Feb. 2016
This guide offers reflections, questions, prayers and actions based on each week’s Gospel reading and the teachings of Pope Francis in his encyclical, Laudato Si’. Use this guide individually or in small groups to reflect upon your life patterns, to pray more deeply and renew your spirit to face the realities of our world.

2016 Community Reflections: Laudato Si’ Edition

CRS Rice Bowl, Jan. 2016
In this Lenten study guide, you’ll find five distinct modules with prayers, activities and questions that will help you unpack the themes in Laudato Si’.

Intercessions on Care of Creation

The Office of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation of the  Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth – Convent Station, N.J.
Petitions for mass or other occasions in English and Spanish based on Laudato Si’.

Reflecting with Laudato Si

Smilebox, August 2015
Short quotes from Laudato Si’ serve as a meditative reflection in this Smilebox resource. 

Video Reflection on Pope Francis’ Prayer for Care of Creation

Catholic Health Association, Aug. 2015
Pope Francis, in the final paragraph of his encyclical,  Laudato Si’ , also known in translation as  Praise Be: On Care for Our Common Home , offers two prayers. This video is a reflection on one of those prayers, “A Prayer for Our Earth.”

A Prayer for Our Earth, from Laudato Si

Catholic Health Association, Aug. 2015
This document shares the first of two prayers from the encyclical,  Laudato Si.

A Christian Prayer in Union with Our Earth

Catholic Health Association, Aug. 2015
This document shares the second prayer from the encyclical,  Laudato Si.

Encyclical Prayer Cards

Catholic Health Association, Aug. 2015
These five-by-seven cards each highlight a different quote from Laudato Si on the front side and include the encyclical’s prayer, “A Prayer for our Earth,” on the back side.