Prayer for Peace



St. Francis Province, North India

St. Francis Province, North IndiaO gracious God, we thank you for the men and women who walked the

path of peace to gift peace in the lives of people, in society, and in the world at large.

We join our hands and our hearts, as we come for

your blessing, especially the

gift of peace.

Lead humanity in the path of peace and

strengthen us to be instruments of peace.

Heal all that divides humanity, and

take away all that hinders peaceful living.

Let humanity experience soothing balm of forgiveness,

the calmness of peace, and the

bond of unity.

Guide the leaders of nations that they may work for peace in their nations.

Make us ambassadors of peace and let your glory be praised by our deeds.

We make this prayer through Jesus Christ,

the prince of peace and

the Holy Spirit, the source of peace, Amen.