For the Victims of the Recent Natural Cataclysms

Jesus Stilling the Tempest, by Gustave Doré

Jesus Stilling the Tempest (Mark iv:39) by Gustave Doré

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: in thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated

by the floods in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal; by the earthquake in Mexico; by the . . . → Read More: For the Victims of the Recent Natural Cataclysms

For the Victims of the Wildfires in Eastern Tennessee

gatlinburg-2

For the Victims of a Natural Cataclysm

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: in thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated by the wildfires in eastern Tennessee. Grant peace to them that perished, and comfort to them that mourn . . . → Read More: For the Victims of the Wildfires in Eastern Tennessee

For the Victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: in thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated by hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Grant peace to them that perished, and comfort to them that mourn them. Defend them from the perils of instability . . . → Read More: For the Victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

In anticipation of Hurricane Matthew

Jesus Stilling the Tempest, by Gustave Doré

For Safety from a Natural Cataclysm

Jesus Stilling the Tempest (Mark iv:39) by Gustave Doré

O God, who makest the clouds thy chariot, and who walkest upon the wings of the wind: Preserve us, we beseech thee, from storm and tempest, earthquake and fire. Keep us safe in our homes, and give strength to . . . → Read More: In anticipation of Hurricane Matthew

For the Victims of Earthquakes in Italy and Myanmar

Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: in thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated by the earthquakes in Italy and Myanmar. Grant peace to them that perished, and comfort to them that mourn them. Defend the inhabitants of Italy . . . → Read More: For the Victims of Earthquakes in Italy and Myanmar

For the Victims of Flooding in Louisiana

Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: in thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated by the flooding in southern Louisiana. Grant peace to them that perished, and comfort to them that mourn them. Defend the inhabitants of southern Louisiana . . . → Read More: For the Victims of Flooding in Louisiana

For the Victims of the Flooding in Ellicott City

Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: in thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated by the flooding in Ellicott City. Grant peace to them that perished, and comfort to them that mourn them. Defend the inhabitants of Ellicott City . . . → Read More: For the Victims of the Flooding in Ellicott City

For the Victims of the Earthquake in Nepal

Kathmandu valley

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: in thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated by the earthquake in Nepal. Grant peace to them that perished, and comfort to them that mourn them. Defend them from the perils of instability . . . → Read More: For the Victims of the Earthquake in Nepal