Children Praying for Peace
December 2016

"…We want to propose to all our communities the “Children praying for peace” initiative. Starting in Advent 2016, we wish to join this initiative as the Order of Friars Minor and we want to encourage all of the communities, parishes and schools entrusted to our pastoral care and to all of the organizations close to us [to join in the initiative]; and we also encourage them to spread the word to other ecclesiastical and religious communities in the areas in which the Friars Minor as live and operate. We believe that the Lord hears the cry of the “little ones” and that their prayer their will become an opportunity for reflection and conversion for those who are “big”…”

Please see attached a letter addressed to all women and men of good will from the Minister General, Michael Perry ofm.