Novena for Peace in Ukraine with St. Francis of Assisi

As fighting intensifies in Ukraine, join us in prayer for peace. That all may be kept safe and that our brothers and sisters in Christ may turn to God with trust.

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Pray every day for 9 days for Peace in Ukraine.

The Novena

Everyday for nine days you will receive a short meditation and a prayer to say for peace. 🕊 

We will pray for all those who are displaced.🪔 

We will pray for all those who are in peril.🪔 

We will pray for all the wounded.🪔 

We will pray for all those who have lost their lives.🪔 

Let us not forget that we have brothers and sisters in Christ on both sides of the conflict. Let us make it our priority to pray for peace and the safety of all people and that they may turn to God with confdence in this time of need.

How to participate

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Prayer from the novena

Prayer for Peace by Saint Francis of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy. O divine Master, grant that I 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. Amen.

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