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Election Day Novena III

Almighty God, all things are in your hands: our nation, our communities, our families, our lives.

In this time of great decision, bless our country and its people. Prosper the efforts of the just and true, and thwart the purposes of the unjust and dishonest. Preserve our land from violence and turmoil, and keep our relationships decent and respectful.

Inspire voters, legislators, executives, and judges so our country may be a land where morality is furthered by law and authority; where life is protected, marriage is respected, and family is supported; where the innocent are spared, and the guilty are punished; where justice is tempered by mercy, and mercy fortified by justice.

Help us to keep the United States of America a land where the rule of law and respect for individual dignity are the legal foundation of a just order.


The ubiquitous Earl Appleby has added his own petition:

And, dear Lord, we pray that in the next presidential election we might have a candidate whom we could support wholeheartedly, without moral or mental reservation, rather than one whom we feel duty bound to vote against in defence of every scrap of moral deceny that yet remains in our once Christian nation.

Quenta N‚rwenion is also blogging the novena.

The Curt Jester has been blogging additional prayers for the novena.

And another novena began yesterday at Knitting a Conundrum.

Lane Core Jr. CIW P — Tue. 10/26/04 07:01:22 AM
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