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a promise that a wall would fall

19 Sep

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One of the promises of Our Lady in Fatima was that, if people prayed, there would be an end to Communism. This remnant of the Berlin Wall is on display near the entrance to the sanctuary of Fatima. Maybe we pray-ers could ask Our Lady to join our prayer that the wall of suspicion, fear and sadness that stands between the Israelis and Palestinians would one day fall. Maybe someday a piece of that Wall in the Holy Land could be on display in Fatima, too, as evidence of the non-violent force of prayer for forgiveness, reconciliation and freedom for the people who live on both sides of that ugly structure.

4 Responses to “a promise that a wall would fall”

  1. JoAnne Lacey September 19, 2012 at 9:30 pm #

    AMEN Father Rob! Let’s get our rosaries out daily and pray for that!

  2. waseim Kasabry Palestine-Beit Jala September 20, 2012 at 12:58 am #

    Amen Amen Amen I hope someday the wall in Palestine will be down fo ever

  3. Rogeece Qumsieh September 20, 2012 at 1:14 am #

    Amen

  4. Nancy Hemminger September 20, 2012 at 7:47 am #

    We HOPE and pray that this wall will soon be replaced with peace.

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