Let us pray for the people of Japan and New Zealand:
O God, who set the earth on its firm foundation,
spare those who are fearful and show favour to those who implore you,
so that, with all dangers of earthquake entirely gone, we may continue to experience your mercy and serve you in thankfulness,
safe under your protection.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.
Source: Catholic Diocese of Christchurch