St Maron Maronite Rite Catholic Church in Minneapolis held a multi-faith demonstration last week, praying for peace in the Middle East.
Above, members of St. Maron in Minneapolis light candles in front of the church following a prayer service and peace march for the Middle East Aug. 8 at St. Maron. Guests included Archbishop Harry Flynn and Bishop Richard Pates, plus Jewish and Muslim leaders.
From left, Jihan Jacobs and her cousin Rosie Jacobs of St. Maron lead the way as a group of youth from the parish participates in the peace march.
From left, Bishop Richard Pates, Father Sharbel Maroun, pastor of St. Maron, and Hamdy El-Sawaf of the Islamic Jurisprudence Council of Minnesota exchange greetings during the peace march. Catholic Spirit