ANZAC Day Prayer

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Prayer

God our Father, we hold before you: those crippled or maimed
in body as well as in spirit,
those who suffer nightmares
that years of peace cannot rub out, those who cannot or will not forgive.
Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy.
God the Son, we hold before you:
those who use the young and old
to wreck havoc and commit unthinkable crimes, those in a broken world
confused by words of hatred and revenge.
Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy.
God the Spirit, we hold before you: ourselves when we have done nothing about
the wrong all around us,
those who have not forgiven us.
Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy.
We repent of all that we have done,
and all we have not learnt from the past.
We hope for grace to know ourselves forgiven, and to offer forgiveness to others.
Amen.

Source:
https://assembly.uca.org.au/images/Ministries/Defence_Force_Chaplaincy/ANZAC_Day_Resources.pdf   Page 11