Thursday, March 14, 2013



Cluny Sisters welcome Francis as the new pope, the first from Latin America. Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina is described as "a holy and prayerful man, devoted to the poor..." We pray for the Holy Father...

THE PRAYER OF ST. FRANCIS 
Lord, make me a channel of thy peace,
that where there is hatred, I may bring love;
that where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness;
that where there is discord, I may bring harmony;
that where there is error, I may bring truth;
that where there is doubt, I may bring faith;
that where there is despair, I may bring hope;
that where there are shadows, I may bring light;
that where there is sadness, I may bring joy.
Lord, grant that I may seek rather to comfort than to be comforted;
to understand, than to be understood;
to love, than to be loved.
For it is by self-forgetting that one finds.
It is by forgiving that one is forgiven.
It is by dying that one awakens to Eternal Life.

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