Standing in solidarity, representatives of religious bodies offered supplications for Trinidad and Tobago and countries of the world confronting the COVID-19 pandemic. They affirmed trust in mercy and divine intervention to see the country through the crisis.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on March 26 declared a National Day of Prayer last Sunday to ask for God’s blessing “in a very difficult situation”. The two-hour prayer service at the chapel in Prime Minister’s residence, St Ann’s was carried on TTT and streamed online. Intercessory prayers were given by representatives of the Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Orisha faiths.
Anglican Bishop Claude Berkley in the opening prayer said, “Almighty Merciful God in this season of fear, anxiety and sickness brought on by the COVID-19 disease we come to you for succor as one nation under your care.” Bishop Berkley and others prayed for the health of frontline workers in the battle against COVID-19 and for a cure.