Top 11 Prayers For Peace – Pray For Comfort And Calmness

Pray for peace in your life when you need it the most. Ask the Lord for peace of mind, heart, and soul, as we live to be with Him. Be assured of the peace that’s found in Jesus Christ through the truthfulness of his Word.

Powerful Prayers to Give You Peace of Mind in Troubled Times

When anxiety and fear begin to shake the foundation of your peace and calm, the power of prayer can bring us back to comfort and calmness. Below are our favorite prayers for peace when we need God’s truth to speak on our hearts and minds. We’ve included longer prayers that can help guide you into a personal quiet time and shorter prayers that you can memorize and speak when you need to remind yourself of God’s promise of peace.

Prayers For Peace

We are molded, each one of us,
in the image of God,
And there’s a fingerprint within our souls
No one can erase
We pray for those who don’t belong
for anyone other than myself,
who put no value on human life.
To the nations and individuals who abuse and kill.
We are not called to be judges or juries,
But we are called agents of change,
And if the butterfly that flaps its wings
our attitude towards others should be
then so be it, Lord,
And it can generate storms
somewhere in the world
reach into the heart and soul of those
to whom we pray, and manifest
how valuable are they
for whom they have no love,
and how valuable they are
Which now brings tears to God’s eyes.

John Birch

Lord Jesus Christ, who is called the Prince of Peace, You Himself is our peace and reconciliation, who often said, “Peace to you” – please grant us peace.

Make all men and women witnesses of the love of truth, justice, and brotherhood. Remove from their hearts everything that threatens the peace. Enlighten our rulers that they may guarantee and defend the great gift of peace.

May all the people of the earth be like brothers and sisters.

May longed-for peace blossom forth and reign always over us all. Amen.

St. John Paul II

Prayer For Peace in the World

Lord Jesus Christ,
You are the true king of peace.
Freedom is found in you.

Please free our world from conflict.
Bring unity to troubled nations.
May your glorious peace reign in every heart.

Take away all darkness and evil.
Protect the dignity of every human life.
Replace hate with your love.

Give knowledge to world leaders.
Free them from selfish ambition.
Eliminate all violence and war.

Glorious Virgin Mary,
Saint Michael the Archangel,
Every angel and saint:
Please pray for peace.
Pray for unity among nations.
Pray for unity among all people.
Pray for the weakest.
Pray for the suffering people.
Pray for the fearful.
Pray for the neediest.
Pray for all of us.

Jesus, Son of the living God, have mercy on us.
Jesus, hear our prayer.
Jesus, I trust in You!


We pray for power to be gentle;
the power to forgive;
patience to understand
and the patience to accept the consequences
To hold what we believe to be right.

May we put our trust in the power of good to overcome evil
and the power of love to overcome hatred.

We pray for the vision to see and the faith to believe
In a world free from violence,
A new world where fear will no longer drive men or women to do injustice,
nor does selfishness drive them to harm others.

Help us to dedicate our whole life and thoughts and energy
to the task of making peace,
praying always for the inspiration and the power
To fulfill the destiny for which we and all men and women were created.

Author Unknown, Offered by Beth Amyot

A Prayer For Peace and Calm

May you have peace today.

May you trust your supreme power to be exactly where you meant to be.

May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith.

May you use the gifts you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you.

May you be satisfied knowing that you are a child of God.

Let this presence settle in your bones, and give freedom to your soul to sing, and dance.

It is there for each and every one of you.


Saint Teresa of Ávila

A Prayer For Peace of Mind

Dear God, please grant me peace of mind and calm my troubled heart.

My soul is like a turbulent sea. I can’t find my balance so I constantly stumble and worry.

Give me strength and clarity of mind to find my purpose and walk the path you have set for me.

Oh God, I trust your love and I know you will heal this stress.

Like the sun rises every day against the darkness of the night. Please bring me clarity with the light of God.



A Prayer For Peace and Healing

May all beings everywhere plagued with sufferings of body and mind quickly be freed from their illnesses.

May those frightened cease to be afraid, and let those who are bound be free.

May the powerless find power, and people think of befriending each other.

May those who find themselves in trackless, fearful wildernesses – children, old, insecure – be guarded by beneficent celestials, and may they swiftly attain Buddhahood.

Read More – Catholic Prayers For Healing here.

A Prayer For Peace and Strength

O Lord, I come ready to pour out my worries, anxieties, and fears at your feet. I am claiming and declaring your promises for the blessings of peace and strength in my life. Bring peace into my soul that passes all worldly understanding and makes me a light for others to see Your strength.


A Prayer For Peace in the Family

Let peace return, O Lord please bless our hearts with love, our minds at rest, our bonds with unity and faith. Help us kneel on your cross now.

Let peace return, O Lord, fill this place with gentle words till this home becomes a sanctuary, a harbor safe, a hope return.

Let the peace return, O Lord, we need your words of life, to sow new seed, to grow new hope, to rise anew and to find the light of forgiveness in you.

Let peace return, O Lord blow through our family with grace and truth. Blow through the storms of life we sing our faith is in the peace you bring!


A Prayer For Peaceful Sleep

Lord, we know that your Word reminds us over and over that we need not fear. We know that you are with us and your protection, presence, and power. We ask that you will cover us and remind us that you have positioned your angels around us to protect us in all our ways. Thank you you never fall asleep or slumber, you are constantly watching over us, constantly aware so that we can get some sleep. We choose faith over fear right now and ask that you surround us with your peace.

Debbie McDaniel

Buddhist Prayer for Peace of Mind

May all beings everywhere plagued with sufferings of body and mind quickly be freed from their illnesses.

May those frightened cease to be afraid, and may those bound be free.

May the powerless find power, and may people think of befriending each other.

May those who find themselves in a trackless, fearful wilderness—children, old, unprotected—be guarded by beneficial celestials, and may they attain Buddhahood faster.



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