Praying with the pope

As part of the Pope's global network of prayer, we pray with the Holy Father, from our hearts and united in the heart of Christ, to grow as missionary disciples.  You can join this network by praying these monthly intentions with the pope, and by making a daily offering prayer .

That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church. Pope Francis - March 2017 How many people are being persecuted because of their faith, forced to abandon their homes, their places of worship, their...
Persecuted Christians in Asia
That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities. Read our reflection for February
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That all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity. Read a reflection on this month's intention
Europe That the peoples of Europe may rediscover the beauty, goodness, and truth of the Gospel which gives joy and hope to life. Read a reflection on the pope's intentions for December
Child Soldier, Ethiopia
Countries Receiving Refugees That the countries which take in a great number of displaced persons and refugees may find support for their efforts which show solidarity. Collaboration of Priests and Laity That within parishes, priests and lay people...
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World Mission Day That World Mission Day may renew within all Christian communities the joy of the Gospel and the responsibility to announce it. Read a reflection on these intentions from Fr David Stewart SJ , National Director of the Pope's Global...
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Mission to Evangelize That by participating in the Sacraments and meditating on Scripture, Christians may become more aware of their mission to evangelize.
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Living the Gospel That Christians may live the Gospel, giving witness to faith, honesty, and love of neighbour.
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Indigenous Peoples : That indigenous peoples, whose identity and very existence are threatened, will be shown due respect. Latin America and the Caribbean: That the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean, by means of her mission to the continent...
Quechua woman and child, Peru
Human solidarity. That the aged, marginalised, and those who have no one may find – even within the huge cities of the world – opportunities for encounter and solidarity. Seminarians and novices. That seminarians and men and women entering religious...