Prayer to our Lady for our Country
(Rt. Rev. Dr. Vianney Fernando)
O Most Loving and Tender Mother, Queen and
Patroness of Sri Lanka, we humbly ask you to look upon us, your
children, in our hour of need. Dearest Mother, you have come to
our rescue, even in times of peril, from war and destruction.
In your never failing love for us, we earnestly ask you, to
dispel from our midst, all forms of violence and hatred. Help us
to build in our land, God's Kingdom of Justice and Love.
Knowing your abiding Love and concern for us, dear mother, we
entrust to your loving care and guidance, all races and peoples
of our country. Help us to bring about brotherhood, peace and
unity in our society. Guide the destinies of our nation and
obtain for us lasting peace so that all of us may live as
brothers and sisters of one family. Amen.