The Diocese of Des Moines
The Pope's Vigil for Peace
September 7, 2013
Written By: Kyle Lechtenberg

The Vatican has posted the worship aid for Pope Francis' vigil for peace, which is currently underway in Saint Peter's Square in Rome. 


Update: 70,000 people are gathered to pray for peace.  

Salt and Light TV is live-streaming the broadcast. 


Some highlights: 


The Veni Creator Spiritus (Come, Creator Spirit) and Salve Regina (Hail, Holy Queen)

Meditation on the mysteries of the Rosary, with a sung refrain by all

Scripture readings: Isaiah 2:2, 4-5; Zechariah 9:9-10; Micah 5:1-4a; Ephesians 2:13-14, 17; James 3:13-18; Jeremiah 37:21, 38:14-28; John 20:19-29

Prayers for peace by Popes Pius XII and Bl. John XXIII, Paul VI, Bl. John Paul II, Benedict XVI,

A reading from Saint Leo the Great (400-461)

A feast of Psalms and canticles

Closing with Eucharistic Benediction


Join us at St. Ambrose Cathedral for Night Prayer for Peace at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Save to


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