Prayers for Peace

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A Prayer Attributed to St. Francis

Lord, make us instruments of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let us sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is discord, union;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.
Grant that we may not so much
seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that
we are born to eternal life.




A Prayer from The Parish Emergency Kit

Christ Jesus …

Restore our faith in your merciful presence  and replace our fear with hope.

May we recognize in good time the potential of grace to enter our wounds and to bring healing, courage, and strength.

In your sacred Name we pray.


Written by Kathy Hendricks



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