Friday, Feb 23, 2018 – Day of prayer and fasting

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The Holy Father invites the whole Church to observe the Friday of the first week of Lent, 23rd of February, as a day of prayer and fasting for peace in the many areas of conflict throughout the world, particularly the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan. Initiatives may include: The Way of the Cross (adapted for Peace in Congo and South Sudan), Eucharistic Adoration and Prayer Service.

  • You might find some resources that you can adapt at the Development and Peace website, such as their Way of the Cross, Prayers of the Faithful or Reflections: https://www.devp.org (under Resources / Together for Peace / Way of the Cross).
  • More resources will be posted as soon as they are available.
WRITTEN BY: Harold Clitheroe