Prayer of St 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.
It is in dying-that we are born to eternal life.