Bishop near quake's epicenter: 'We trust in God and ask for prayers' [CWN]

The bishops of Japan will hold an extraordinary meeting on March 16 following the Sendai earthquake and tsunami that left thousands dead.“The situation is very difficult,” said Bishop …


Praying hard for them.

My prayers are with the people and my nephew who is in Tokyo.

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary
that never was it known that anyone who fled to Thy protection
implored Thy help, or sought Thine intercession was left unaided.
Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto Thee

O Virgin of virgins, my mother;
to Thee do I come, before Thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful.
O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions
but in Thy mercy hear and answer me.


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