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 .

Prayer: Gracious Father, you are the source of all truth. Your Son Jesus came to show us that true power is in a service that is humble and disinterested, putting other people’s interests in front of your own. This month, I want to ask you to send...
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Prayer Father of goodness, in union with the Holy Father and his Worldwide Prayer Network, I pray for all our brothers and sisters in Asia, those who follow your son Jesus and also those who, through other religions, seek you from a sincere heart. I...
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Prayer Father of kindness, In this month in which we celebrate the birth of your Son Jesus, we realize that the Incarnation happens in the bosom of a family, as the place where God came to dwell among us. The family is the core of society, the first...
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Prayer God our Father, you teach us to live the faith in the coherence between our words and our works, between what we profess and what we live. Help us to live radically the spirit of the Our Father, in which we realize that we are all brothers...
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Prayer God of goodness, in creating the world, you have entrusted to humanity the care of creation. By the work of your hands, humanity guarantees its subsistence. But so many people today are deprived of their rights, in precarious employment...
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Prayer Lord our Father, you want the Church to be the visible presence of your love in the midst of humankind. Every Christian is a disciple sent to announce, by words and by works, the good news of the Gospel. To all parishes is directed the call...
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Prayer God our Father, your creation reflects goodness, and the balance and the harmony that you wish for all your children. You have also set in our hearts the desire to encounter and discover that beauty. In creating the human race, you made us co...
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Prayer God our Father, you call us to know and to follow your Son Jesus as a model for our lives. Help us to give a coherent testimony of our faith in Jesus, which encounters the people around us. The Gospel has an enormous force of transformation,...
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Prayer Lord, our Father, the beautiful and harmonious world that you have created for your children has stayed so far from your dream. Wars and divisions are still present, and are often caused and maintained only because of money. The arms trade is...
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That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace. Pope Francis - May 2017 READ THE REFLECTION
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