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 .

Three ways of putting your prayers into action this month Investigate and learn about the work of the Santa Marta group, an international partnership between the church and law-enforcement agencies, that works to combat human trafficking and modern...
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PRAYER MOMENT Look for an external place or interior space of silence, or at least rather less noise; become aware, as St. Ignatius always suggested, of the gaze of the Trinity on you and in this world, and on this new year of 2020. Prayer is God’s...
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Read the reflection Prayer Father, at the beginning of this new day I pause for a few moments to enjoy the beauty of your creation. May your Holy Spirit guide me along the path of truth and strengthen me as I strive to be charitable to those around...
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Three Proposals for November: 1: Learn about the political and social situation in this region but also about efforts and initiatives that promote reconciliation and peace. 2: Find out about institutions that support victims of war and religious...
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Proposals for the month Learn, share and participate in the initiatives promoted in your own community or in your diocese, on the occasion of this extraordinary missionary month. Pray, individually or in community, for the missionaries who announce...
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Prayer Father of kindness, you created the world for us and entrust your children with the stewardship of creation. We ask your forgiveness for not knowing how to take care of the beauty that has been entrusted to us and using selfishly and...
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Proposals for the Month Have a conversation with your spouse and/or with educators, about how they are educating children in a logic of openness to others, solidarity, sharing, respect and forgiveness. What aspects need to be improved? What can be...
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Three Challenges for the Month 1: Think of, or chat with others about good practices in the administration of justice, pondering these as a way to underline the importance of doing justice with integrity and truth; look for opportunities to tell...
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Three challenges for the month ahead - Offer to support the parish priest of your community, giving your personal help to the mission, especially in social service works for the poorest. - Talk with others in the parish or community about the...
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Prayer God of kindness, you created your children to live united to You, in communion with one another. In this month of May, with Pope Francis and all of us in his personal prayer network, we pray to you for the Christians of Africa, so that they...
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