Prayers for the church

Nicholas Clifford and Dennis O’Brien, two frequent contributors to Commonweal, have proposed that Sunday May 19, 2002, the Feast of Pentecost, be considered a special day of prayer for the reform of the Catholic Church. To that end, they suggest the use of petitions like the ones that follow.

On this Solemnity of Pentecost, when the whole church gathers in faith to celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit, the indwelling of the...

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