Peace Light .org

A web site dedicated to facilitating the distribution of the Peace Light from Bethlehem throughout the North American continent

 2015 Photo Gallery

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The 2015 ORF Friedenslicht has been lit. So far that is the only reference I can find.

Nine year old Talen Ihab Msieh of Bethlehem lights the 2016 ORF Peace Light in the Grotto of the Nativity.  (German)
The Peace Light handover in Bethlehem. Left to right Andrea Nasi (Austrian diplomatic representative to Palestinian terriitories), Vera Baboun (Mayor of Bethlehem), Talen Ihab Msieh, Günther Hartl (ORF Light of Peace Project)  (German)
Ten year old Niklas Dumhart has been selected as the 2016 ORF Peace Light child
The lanterns waiting on the alter in Our Lady of the Skies Chapel, Terminal 4, JFK Airport, New York
Patches in the display case at Our Lady of the Skies Chapel, Terminal 4, JFK Airport, New York
Austrian Airlines comes through again! The Peace Light arrives at Our Lady of the Skies Chapel, Terminal 4, JFK Airport, New York
Lanterns are being lit with the Peace Light at Our Lady of the Skies Chapel, Terminal 4, JFK Airport, New York
The alter is filled with lanterns and the Peace Light at Our Lady of the Skies Chapel, Terminal 4, JFK Airport, New York
  I didn't get a good photo of all of the Scouts (youth) at the JFK, Our Lady of the Skies event. If you have one please email it to
Some of the Scouters (adults) present to receive the Peace Light at Our Lady of the Skies Chapel, Terminal 4, JFK Airport, New York
Photo from JFK submitted to Facebook by Nadia Maczaj. I am waiting for a caption.
Christopher Dono, gentleman from Austrian Air Lines,  Marcus Bueno (webelos), Crystal Bueno, Adam Bueno (Bear) and Wolfgang Kerndler from Austrian Air Lines. The Scouts are all from Pack 187, Brooklyn, NY.
Ron Singer shares the Peace Light flame at the Juniata Valley Council office in Reedsville, PA
The winding and steep hills of Pennsylvania sometimes have a runaway truck ramp to give a truck somewhere to go when they are going too fast to make a tight turn at the bottom of the hill. This trucker put this one to good use.
Rita Hurst receives the Peace Light with the help of Jason Wolf at the Greater Western Reserve Council office in Warren, Ohio. Rita is taking the Peace Light back to Saint John Paul II Church in Warren Ohio and to her home in Levitsburg.
The Peace Light was brought to St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral on Monday, Nov.30, 2015 and received by Plast Ukrainian Scouts from Cleveland Ohio and from Toronto, Canada.  
Joe Reding showing off his 100th anniversary of Scouting in Ukraine patch. PLAST (Scouting in Ukraine) are such a big supporter of Peace Light, I have dedicated one of my uniforms to them.
Peace Light distribution at Queen of All Saints Church in Michigan City, Indiana.
The group of Scouters and a Scout who met at St. Joseph's church in Chicago to share the Peace Light.
Nathan a soon to be Arrow of Light recipient receives the Peace Light from Joe who did not earn his Arrow of Light at Zion United Methodist Church in Hampshire, IL
A lit 2015 Peace Light Lantern next to Joe's water heater pilot light which has just been relight with the 2015 Peace Light.
The pilot lights at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Bayport Minnesota now burn with the 2015 Peace Light flame.
My son Casey is part of Boy Scout Troop 8 in Leavittsburg Ohio. Tonight his Troop passed on the flames to each family. I sent in my unity candle from my wedding to transport it to our home. Where we will keep it safe. Thank you for your blessings.
The Hostetler family. Newton Falls Ohio.
Peace Light makes it to the Mason-Dixon Council. The public is welcome to come and collect and share this symbol of the season.
Sharing the Peace Light in Chantilly, Virginia
The Peace Light is burning today and fanning out from re-charter day in the Nutfield District, Daniel Webster Council
Joe Reding in his old school uniform with the Peace Light at the Troop 113 Christmas Party, Swanson Lodge, Fred C Andersen Scout Camp
The Peace Light on the Altar at Trinity United Methodist Church in New Albany, Indiana

Peace Light was shared in Toronto, Canada on Dec.6th at the Distillery District Christmas Market. Thanks to Plast, Ukrainian Scout members who brought the flame from Parma, Ohio, and were at this celebration to pass on the Light to others.

The Peace Light was shared by young Plast Ukrainian Scouts at the Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre in Toronto, Canada on Dec.6

Dan Maiers, Bo Qui District Director and Ben Chiochon, Raccon River Valley District Director share the Peace Light with their Council's lanters at Mid-Iowa Council.
The Peace Light is shared with FDNY Tiller 101 in their quarters at the Richards Street firehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York, NY 
The Peace Light has been brought by a Scout to the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church on Richards Street in Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 in the afternoon.
May its shine bring the Peace and Love of our Savior Jesus to the hearts of all God's children living in our neighborhood of Red Hook !
Fr. Johannes  
Edwardsville United Methodist Church, IN-62, Georgetown, IN 47122 has received the Peace Light. Thanks to Jay DuMontelle for driving down from Danville with it.
The Peace Light has reached Oakland Steiner School in Rochester Hills, Michigan. 
The Peace Light has arrived at the Episcopal Church of the Advent 2900 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647

Polish Girl Scout Explorer Troop “Iskry” (Campfire Sparks) brought the Peace Light to Sacred Heart Parish in New Britain CT

Ukrainian Plast Scouts distributing the Peace Light of Bethlehem to the congregation of St. Andrews Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Boston, Sunday December 6th.

I have had the AMAZING experience of helping transport the Peace Light this week. I picked it up in Omaha on Monday, delivered it to Eastridge Presbyterian Church where it will be given out this evening…/article_972ea839-88e1-5f31-bed2-90…, then delivered it to Chad Nabity at the Overland Trails Council office yesterday.
The Photo Gallery has grown so it is now split into five sections.
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