Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
The theme of this year’s Share Lent campaign is Together for Peace. How much the world indeed needs us to be together for peace!
The day before he died, Christ himself prayed for peace. Through profound prayer, he expressed his mission of bringing peace to our world, reconciling us to the Father and to one another. As disciples of Christ, we are to become peace-makers in our homes, parishes, and communities. We are also invited to help other nations to build peace and reconciliation amongst their people.
Development and Peace’s materials can help us to do this by deepening our understanding of peace-building through dialogue and reconciliation. The continuum of dialogue to reconciliation and peace can require courage; especially when there is a power imbalance. This is often the case for people in the Global South who seek justice in a peaceful manner. The Share Lent materials feature four partner organizations who have...Read More