DOP CIRCULAR NO. 2020 – 053
25 July 2020
ATTENTION: ALL PARISH PRIESTS, PAROCHIAL VICARS, RECTORS OF SHRINES, PARISH ADMINISTRATORS, PARISH CLPR AND COORDINATORS OF EMHC, MLCP AND MUGC/MS.
SUBJECT: DAY OF PRAYER FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE
Dear Fathers, Monsignori, Brothers and Sisters:
In the midst of the global health crisis brought about by COVID-19, our nation is beset by a lot of social life, brought about by socio-economic concerns, political issues, and divisions brought about by opposing views and opinions.
In these trying times, Our nation, not just our bodies, need healing and peace.
Thus, on Monday, 27 July 2020, as one Church, and one diocese, I exhort all parishes and religious communities to offer prayers for peace, justice, and healing.
We have provided liturgical texts and prayers which we shall use in our communal worship, if you have already started to resume, or in our live-streamed liturgical celebrations.
Let us truly heal as one, not with power or pride, but with the peace and goodness that comes from the Lord.
May the good Lord continue to bless all of us and our Diocese.
(Sgd.) REV. FR. JOHN FRANCIS FREDERICK MANLAPIG
(Sgd.) REV. FR. CARMELO O. ESTORES
Liturgy for the Day of Prayer for Peace and Justice
Liturhiya para sa Ikapananatili ng Kapayapaan at Katarungan