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Prayer Corner

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Harmony Prayer

This is the prayer that we are using in the Novitiate to join ourselves in prayers to the events of the “Week for Peace in Mindanao” (26th Nov – 2nd Dec). We share it with you and encourage you to pray for peace. :-)


O Lord, I cry for peace.

Purify my eyes to see peace.

Purify my mind to understand peace.

Purify my heart to love peace.

Purify my memory to work for peace;

The peace that comes from your

love and compassion.

O Lord, sustain my vision of peace

following your inspiration.

You have many ways of revealing your

presence and love for humanity,

but your style is constant:

You are in dialogue with all,

You care for all.

Make me O Lord, a sign of your peace,

living a life-in-dialogue with you

to understand your silence

and seek your presence.

In dialogue with myself

to rediscover the meaning of my life.

In dialogue with others

to move together in harmony with all.

And in dialogue with creation

to care for the earth.

Give me O Lord,

the courage to live in dialogue

in the midst of divisions and conflicts

and to build peace with all people

of sincere hearts who believe

in your love and compassion.


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