September 21 is the International Day of Peace.
Today we remember that in a world filled with violence Jesus calls us to be peacemakers. Let us live in a way that says violence is never the way. Let the Church lead the way in bringing peace and love in a world filled with violence and hate.
Here are a few resources for you:
Below is a great song from Jewish singer/songwriter Matisyahu titled One Day.
Here are some of the powerful lyrics:
I’ve been praying for
For the people to say
That we don’t wanna fight no more
There will be no more wars
And our children will play
One day [6x]
Treat people the same
Stop with the violence
Down with the hate
And proud to be
Under the same sun
Singing songs of freedom like