Author of the Lyrics
The author of the rousing
words of the "Make me a Channel of Your Peace" lyrics,
St. Francis of Assisi (1181-October 3, 1226),
was born in the town of Assisi in the Umbria region of Italy and
achieved fame as a founder of the Franciscan order, hymnist, friar and preacher.
Information about the
Title of Hymn: Make me a Channel of Your Peace
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist):
St. Francis of Assisi (1181
to October 3, 1226)
Nationality of Author:
Translator of the Hymn
lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music:
Hymn Category: Funeral Songs
First Line of Hymn: "1 Make me a channel of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me bring your love"
First Publication Date:
Make me a Channel of Your Peace Lyrics
1 Make me a channel of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me bring your love;
where there is injury, your pardon, Lord;
and where there's doubt, true faith in you.
O Master, grant that I may never seek
so much to be consoled as to console,
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved as to love with all my soul.
2 Make me a channel of your peace.
Where there's despair in life, let me bring hope;
where there is darkness, let me bring your light;
and where there's sadness, ever joy. [Refrain]
3 Make me a channel of your peace.
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
in giving to all people, we receive,
and in dying that we're born to eternal life. [Refrain]