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: Father of All Goodness, who created your sons and daughters in a great diversity of peoples, ethnic groups and cultures, I thank you this month for the rich gift of the youth of Africa. We pray for all these young people, who live in...
An African child holding a sign which says "I never miss a day at school"
Prayer Heavenly Father, Through the sacrament of marriage, your Church sees in human love a sign of your presence. The fruitful love of spouses is an example of what each of us is called to as your children: to generate life. The family is a place...
Shadows of family walking along
Prayer Lord Jesus, In your immense kindness, you called men of generous heart to be workers of your harvest. I appreciate the examples of these men who are dedicated to the service of their communities, living examples of the values of the Gospel. I...
A man with light shining on him
Prayer God our Father, give your children the ability and creativity to make this world a place of communion. Today it is easy to be united with people from so different places and cultures. Help us to take advantage of the possibilities of human...
People holding their hands together over a table covered in laptops
Prayer Lord Jesus You entrusted to your disciples the mission to bring the Gospel to the whole world. The Church, your Body, accomplishes this mission in many ways, through priests, religious, and laity. This month, I pray to you for all the laity,...
A man wearing a hat that says 'Love your Neighbour'
Prayer: Good Father, you created this world and gave it to your children that they might live off its fruit through the work of their hands and ingenuity. Our common home is the place where we begin to live already the happiness of Heaven, as your...
A boy running
Prayer Father of all Goodness, send on each of us your Holy Spirit, a spirit of understanding and wisdom, which helps us to look at the present with gratitude and the future with hope. Help us to free ourselves from discouragement and from all kinds...
Sheep on mountain path
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...
Image of sky glimpsed between tall skyscrapers
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...
A woman praying in Myanmar
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...
An older woman