Liturgies and prayers for work

Canticle of workers                               Marian Free

O give thanks to our God, who is good:
whose love endures forever.
You sun, you moon, you stars of the southern sky:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You wind, you waves, rainforest and scrub:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You deserts and watercourses, mountains.and plains:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You galahs and emus, you kangaroos and wombats:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You corals and fish, dolphins and whales:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You Murris and migrants, all who make this land your home:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You solicitors and accountants, you doctors and psychologists:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You engineers, you administrators, you scientists and researchers:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You financial planners and IT professionals, you teachers and real estate agents:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You nurses and priests, you HR professionals:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
You office workers and advertisers, salespeople and pharmacists:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
All firemen, police and ambulance workers, all who serve in the armed forces:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
All children and students, all tradespeople and transport workers:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
All job-seekers and unemployed, casual and part-time staff:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
All who are retired, you who work at home and all volunteers:
give to our God your thanks and praise.
In your work and in your play, in your joy and in your sorrow:
give to our God your thanks and praise.

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