Sunday, November 3, 2013

Interfaith Prayers

Continued prayers for Syria and Egypt, and also the peace process in Israel.

Prayers for Palestinians who have suffered considerably because of the Syrian war.

Prayers for the many Americans who will be suffering because of the reduction in SNAP program funding.

Prayers for a peace process between fighting ethnic groups in Myanmar. But 70 Muslims perished leaving Myanmar when their boat capsized this week.

Militant Islamists have continued to wage violence in Tunisia.

A few days ago, the top leader of Thai Buddhism died, aged 100.

Hindus are celebrating Deepavali, the festival of lights, this weekend. As this site indicates, this is the most important festival for Hindus.

Christians are commemorating All Saints' Day this weekend as they remember the saints of the church and the persons who passed away during this past year. Prayers for Christian pastors and other church leaders who are already up and getting ready for the morning's services, and for persons who are processing grief today.

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