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Pray for Puerto Rico

Please join us in praying for the people of Puerto Rico and others in the Caribbean who are in the path of Hurricane Maria: 

O almighty and eternal God, who sees us surrounded by so many dangers and challenges, grant in your infinite goodness your protection over us during this hurricane season. 

Give continued healing to those still suffering from past storms, wisdom to those who lead our communities, and a spirit of generosity toward neighbor where sacrifice is needed. 

We ask this through Christ our Lord, who is our constant help and protector, now and forevermore. Amen

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