Franciscan Footprints

Prayer to End the Death Penalty

 Last September as we approached the Year of Faith the USCCB issued a beautiful prayer calling for an end to the death penalty:

Prison Cell on Alcatraz"Merciful Father, we ask your blessing on all we do to build a culture of life. Hear our prayers for those impacted by the death penalty. We pray for all people, that their lives and dignity as children of a loving God may be

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