The following novena has been adapted from Pope St John Paul II’s prayer at the Western Wall:
God of our fathers, you chose Abraham and his descendants to bring your name to the nations. We are deeply saddened by the behaviour of those who, in the course of history, have caused these children of yours to suffer.
Lord Jesus Christ, Have mercy on us!
Mary, Queen of Heaven, Pray for us!
St Maximilian Kolbe, Pray for us!
St Edith Stein, Pray for us!
St John Paul II, Pray for us!
Righteous Forefathers Moses and Abraham, Pray for us!
Righteous St Ruth, Grandmother of David, Pray for us!
St Elijah the Prophet, Pray for us!
St Michael the Archangel, Protect us!