Call to prayer for coronovirus pandemic

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At this difficult time, everyone is invited to pray for each other. 

On 14th May, believers of all religions around the world were invited to join spiritually in a day of prayer, fasting or performing acts of charity, to pray for God’s help in bringing about an end to the Covid-19 pandemic.

See Pope Francis’ message of invitation on

You may also wish to pray the following prayer from the Church of England Website

A prayer for those affected by coronavirus

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy.
Sustain and support the anxious,
be with those who care for the sick,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may find comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.


Thousands lit candles and prayed together around the world on 22 March.

Also at the invitation of Pope Francis, Christians across the world united to say the Lord’s Prayer on Wednesday 25 March. We were also invited to join him at 6pm (Rome time) see


As places of worship remain closed to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus, many churches are livestreaming services either daily or on Sundays. We suggest that you check on individual church websites to see whether this facility is available, or alternatively do a search in your browser such as “church live streaming uk” which will show a number of websites.