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;
and 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.
Lord Jesus, we come to you in our need. Create in us an awarenessof the massive forcesthat threaten our world today. And grant us a sense of urgencyto activate the forces of goodness, of justice, of love and of peace. Where there is armed conflict, let us stretch our armsto our brothers and sisters. Where...
O Jesus, meek and humble of heart, hear me. from the desire of being esteemed, deliver me Jesus. From the desire of being extolled, of being honored, of being praised, of being preferred to others, of being consulted, of being approved, deliver me Jesus. From the fear of being humiliated, deliver me Jesus. From the...