Join us Oct. 1–9 in praying a Novena to End the Death Penalty. Download the prayer guide or choose to receive an email for each day of the novena.
Pledge to Pray with Pope Francis for the month of September for the global abolition of the death penalty. Add your personal intention to be lifted up in communal prayer.
This reflection was originally shared at CMN's virtual First Friday Prayer Vigil on Oct. 1, 2021. Learn more about our monthly prayer vigils and RSVP to attend.
"Then the woman said to Peter,
'You are not also one of this man’s disciples, are you?'
He said, 'I am not.'
Now the slaves and the police had made a charcoal fire because it was cold and were standing around it warming themselves.
Peter was also standing there keeping warm."