The most-prominent hymn version of the prayer is “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace”, or simply “Prayer of St. Francis”, adapted and set to a chant-like melody in 1967 by South African songwriter Sebastian Temple (Johann Sebastian von Tempelhoff, 1928–1997), who had become a third order Franciscan.
In 1997 it was part of the Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was performed by the Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor on the Princess Diana tribute album. The hymn was also sung for the religious wedding ceremony of Prince Albert II of Monaco to South African Charlene Wittstock in 2011.
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