Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Saturday 02 July |
Saint of the Day: Sts Acestes, Longinus and Megistus
Aleteia logo

Stunning: “Let There Be Peace on Earth” sung at Ground Zero

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 09/25/15

FullSizeRender (4)

I’ve been hearing this song all my life and thought I was immune to it.

But when I saw and heard this today, sung by a children’s choir for the pope at Ground Zero — in the presence of families, clergy from many faiths, and towering, battered remnants of the fallen towers—I was blubbering like Boehner.

Beautiful. Just beautiful.

Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More