The Prayer of Saint Francis

The Prayer of Saint Francis of Assisi is a powerful prayer. I first came across the prayer during a Pranic Healing course I attended in Dubai.
Now I wish to share this beautiful, powerful prayer with you, as I firmly believe that you too will experience comfort, love and great fulfillment, as I did.

Prayer is an invocation with a deity, an object of worship, or a spiritual entity through deliberate communication. We often hear the saying : “As you give, you shall receive”  The Blessings you give, will return to you.


The Prayer is recited in the  Twin Heart Meditation By Master Choa Kok Sui. I encourage you to sit comfortably in a calm place and meditate using this prayer.

About the Prayer of St Francis
Mother Teresa of Kolkata (Calcutta, India) made it part of the morning prayers of the Roman Catholic religious institute she established, the Missionaries of Charity. She attributed importance to it when receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo in 1979 and asked that it be recited.
Margaret Thatcher, after winning the 1979 United Kingdom general election, paraphrased the prayer on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, surrounded by a throng of reporters, having “kissed hands” with Queen Elizabeth II and become Prime Minister.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize, declared that it was “an integral part” of his devotions.
-In October 1995, President Bill Clinton quoted it in his welcoming speech to Pope John Paul II on his arrival in New York to address the United Nations.
-The prayer is used by Grandmaster Choa Kok Sui in his Twin Hearts Meditation.
-The hymn form of the prayer was also a part of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales on 6 September 1997. Sinéad O’Connor included her version of the song on the Princess Diana tribute album.

Try this meditation or even recite this prayer and this will be one of the most valuable experiences you have had.  For me it was  emotional and peaceful at the same time.  My life has since changed and these days when faced with problems, I am reminded once again to go back to The Prayer that helped make things all ok again.

God Bless and may you always be guided.

Love Namritha

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8 Responses to The Prayer of Saint Francis

  1. Gugu_A1 says:

    May the lord bless you too 🙂

  2. Joe says:

    I remember about Mother Theresa giving importance to St Francis Assisi.
    Voted for you Namritha (vote no 28) All the best 🙂
    Here is mine :

  3. Sophie says:

    I love this prayer – I always have a card where I can see it x thank you for the history! xx

  4. Rick George says:

    Thank you for sharing this poem. It has given me strength in many times of strife.

  5. iamreddawn says:

    I Like this prayer too, it is being put into a song as well and it comforts my spirit every time.

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