Thursday, August 05, 2010
The Origin of the Peace Prayer of St. Francis
The well-known "Peace Prayer" ascribed to Saint Francis of Assisi was in fact written in 1992. This short article by Dr. Christian Renoux, Associate Professor of the University of Orleans, France gives a bit of historical background: The Origin and Original Text of the Peace Prayer of St. Francis.
Below is a sung version of the prayer (singer unidentified on YouTube)