Almighty Lord, creator of all things, we ask that you bless the work of Hôpital Sacré Coeur and The CRUDEM Foundation. Few places on earth are more in need than Haiti and You have heard our prayers for help. To heal the sick and comfort the dying, You have given us this great hospital and, through the countless sacrifices of so many, the resources to operate it.
We are grateful to you, Father, for the many gifts you have bestowed upon Hôpital Sacré Coeur. We are especially thankful to You for the doctors, nurses, electricians, engineers and all those who, week in and week out, come to Milot to help us care for the sick and suffering. The constant presence of these selfless, kind volunteers is a testament to your love for Haiti.
Merciful Lord, we ask that you grant us the wisdom to understand that each day we meet You in the person of the poorest of the poor and that it is our calling — our vocation — to care for the least of our brethren as we would care for You.
Finally, Loving Father, please continue to watch over us and protect us as we seek to do your will. We ask all of this in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ.
Rodney Castan is the Assistant Chief of General Services at Hôpital Sacré Coeur