Lord, we pray for the power to be gentle;
to be forgiving;
the patience to be understanding;
and the endurance to accept the consequences
of holding to what we believe to be right.
May we put our trust in the power of good
to overcome evil
and the power of love to overcome hatred.
We pray for the vision to see and the faith
in a world emancipated from violence,
a new world where fear shall no longer lead men to commit injustice,
nor selfishness make them bring suffering to others.
Help us to devote our whole life
and thought and energy
to the task of making peace,
praying always for the inspiration
and the power
to fulfill the destiny for which we and all men were created
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Graciously hear us, O Lord, when we call upon You,
and grant unto our supplications a calm atmosphere,
that we, who are justly afflicted for our sins,
may, by Your protecting mercy, experience pardon.
Through Christ our Lord.
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