11Sep Pray for Peace and an end to Hatred

Lord, take me where You want me to go;

Let me meet who You want me to meet;

Tell me what You want me to say;

And keep me out of Your way.

Fr. Mychal F. Judge, O.F.M.

FDNY Chaplain

5/11/33  —  9/11/01

Mychal Judge, OFM, an Irish-American Franciscan and chaplain to the New York Fire Department, is the first listed casulty of the 9/11 attack on the Twins Towers in 2001.

He prayed this prayer daily; it was a guide to his approach to his pastoral ministry, a ministry rich in life-giving compassion.


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