Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land - 21/03/2000 info: email@example.com
Jerusalem wakes up awaiting for the Pope
The Holy Father today will arrive in this Holy City.
We propose this psalm to accompany him in his pilgrimage
and be with him in his travels:
I rejoiced with those who said to me,
"Let us go to the house of the LORD."
Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem.
Jerusalem is built like a city
that is closely compacted together.
That is where the tribes go up,
the tribes of the LORD,
to praise the name of the LORD
according to the statute given to Israel.
There the thrones for judgment stand,
the thrones of the house of David.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
"May those who love you be secure.
May there be peace within your walls
and security within your citadels."
For the sake of my brothers and friends,
I will say, "Peace be within you."
For the sake of the house of the LORD our God,
I will seek your prosperity.