Prayer for Peace in Syria

God of Compassion,
Hear the cries of the people of Syria,
Bring healing to those suffering from the violence,
Bring comfort to those mourning the dead,
Strengthen Syria’s neighbors in their care and welcome for refugees,
Convert the hearts of those who have taken up arms,
And protect those committed to peace.

God of Hope,
Inspire leaders to choose peace over violence and to seek reconciliation with enemies,
Inspire the Church around the world with compassion for the people of Syria,
And give us hope for a future of peace built on justice for all.

We ask this through Jesus Christ,
Prince of Peace and Light of the World,

Petition: For the people of Syria, that God may strengthen the resolve of leaders to end the fighting and choose a future of peace.
We pray to the Lord…

Petition: For the conflict in Syria, that the Holy Spirit may help all people in Syria choose peace over violence, unity through reconciliation, and a future of peace based on justice.
We pray to the Lord…

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4 Responses to “Prayer for Peace in Syria”

  1. G. Simon Harak, SJ Says:

    We should also pray that the US is deterred from “helping” in is usual way. I.e., by sending arms and “advisors.”

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  3. Donald Smock Says:

    I also pray for the end of religious persecution everywhere.

  4. nancy coyle Says:

    Thank you for making it so easy for us to contribute to the desperate situation with refugees at the border trying to get to a safer place. May you response help the world and especially the A mericans to know…WAR IS NEVER THE ANSWER!!!!!!!

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