HOLY LAND - Below is the prayer of the Benedictine Nuns of Emmanuel in Bethlehem in which they pray for the Holy Land and the elections for the renewal of the Regional Committees of the Union of Religious Superiors of Women in the Holy Land (USRTS).
"Holy Spirit, Spirit of Holiness and Strength, come and enlighten with your Light the difficult times that the Holy Land and the whole world are going through. Give us the faithfulness that comes from on high. Renew our strength in our respective missions and encourage us with Your divine promises.
Keep our gaze fixed on Jesus, so that in solidarity with all those who suffer and rely on our prayers and our testimony, we may have the courage to proclaim the Mercy of God to the world.
We especially ask You, through the intercession of the Most Holy Mother of God, to fill with Your presence the sisters who will meet for the elections for the renewal of the Regional Committees of the Union of Religious Superiors of Women in the Holy Land (USRTS), and to keep us united in Your love."
The Religious Families of the Holy Land, in collaboration with the Pastoral Office of the Latin Patriarchate, share a weekly prayer with the faithful that tackles a pertinent theme. The intention can be included in the prayer of the faithful (also in Vespers or Lauds).