Wednesday of the Second Week of Advent
The Light of Peace
“Let us learn from Christ how to pray, to forgive, to sow peace, and to be near those in need.” -Pope Francis
Patty Gillis is a retired Pastoral Minister. She served on the Board of Directors at St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center in Detroit. She is currently a member of the Laudato Si Vision Fulfillment Team and the Passionist Solidarity Network.
Prayer for Peace
during this season when many people,
whether they are Christian or not,
act out of goodwill towards others,
our thoughts and prayers turn to peace.
We long for the day when
“swords” are turned “into plowshares,”
and “spears into pruning hooks.”
As we await the coming of the Prince of Peace,
fill our hearts with Your Peace,
and give us the strength to make peace
in Your beloved world.
We ask this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
-Father Phil Paxton, CP