Pray Today: 
Jesus, in giving us the Our Father, you commanded us to pray and work for our world to become a kingdom of justice and peace. Lord, make me a person of peace.

Today Pray: 
For Franciscans International, for those working with the UN or other international organizations, for counselors, arbitrators and all people who work to build peace on a small or large scale.

Conclude Your Prayer With: 
Lord, may my Lenten practices increase my love for you and deepen my confidence in the great love you have for me.

Daily Scripture Reflection:
“So shall my word be that goes forth from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but shall do what pleases me, achieving the end for which I sent it.” –Isaiah 55:11