Prayers















The Lord's Prayer

Read by Rita Sands - (audio file below and words on pdf beside)

The Lord's Prayer Ojibwe
The Lord's Prayer in Ojibwe

Prayer in Ojibwe

Zhawenim Gizhe-manidoo

Wii-jiiwshinang Kina gego

Eshcigeyang Niiguan Nikeyaa

Pane Weweni,

Miigwech Miigwech,

mii iw Apeingi

Prayer in English

All loving Creator

Help us Walk/ be with us

In all that we do

Into the future

Thank you, thanks

That’s it Amen

The Morning Prayer

The wind listens

Hear my heart

Hear my spirit

Here my words

The water cleanses

Clean my heart

Clean my spirit

Clean my mind

The animals guide me

Guide my heart

Guide my spirit

Guide my mind

Mother earth feeds me

Feed my heart

Feed my spirit

Feed my mind

By Brandon Bob, Salish and Nēhiyaw (Cree) (p. 6 We Are the Land Scholastic Resource)













Cheyenne Prayer for Peace

Let us know peace.

For as long as the moon shall rise,

For as long as the rivers shall flow,

For as long as the sun shall shine,

For as long as the grass shall grow,

Let us know peace.

- Cheyenne Prayer

BLESSING

May you have the strength

of eagles' wings

the faith and courage to

fly to new heights,

and the wisdom

of the universe

to carry you there.

December 12: National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous People



I am not here who am your Mother?

Are you not under my shadow and protection?

Are you not in the crossing of my arms?

Is there anything else you need?

- Our Lady of Guadalupe


December 12 is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe

This day commemorates the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin in 1531 at Tepeyac, on the outskirts of Mexico City. (Living with Christ Vol. 25, No. 12).

The National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on December 12 every year, on the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, who appeared to a humble native peasant, Juan Diego, in Mexico in 1531. The Canadian Catholic Aboriginal Council celebrates this day for prayer, solidarity and reconciliation, by issuing an annual message honouring Aboriginal people who were inspired by their Catholic faith.


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