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Pope Francis’ prayer intention for April

Here is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for April 2017. Let us be united with him in prayer for young people.

That young people may respond generously to their vocations and seriously consider offering themselves to God in the priesthood or consecrated life.

Pope Francis February prayer intention

POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTION for February 2017

Comfort for the Afflicted: That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.

Praying with Pope Francis

pope-francisThe Pope’s intention for January 2017 is for Christian Unity

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.

Let us be united in praying to the Most Holy Trinity for the intention of Christian Unity.

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Starting in 2017 the Pope will present only one prepared prayer intention per month, rather than the two presented before this year. He plans, however, to add a second prayer intention each month related to current events or urgent needs, like disaster relief.

What is the process in the preparation of the prepared prayer intentions? The faithful from around the world suggest papal prayer intentions to the international office of the Apostleship of Prayer in Rome. Through prayerful discernment the Apostleship selects a large number of them and submits them to the Vatican for further selection, with the Pope making the final selection. The Vatican then entrusts to the Apostleship of Prayer the official set of monthly prayer intentions, which the Apostleship then translates into the major world languages and publishes in print and digital formats.

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intentions for November

603738_579136332096898_532180859_nThe November Prayer Intentions of the Holy Father

Universal Intention

That the countries which take in a great number of displaced persons and refugees may find support for their efforts which show solidarity.

Evangelization Intention

That within parishes, priests and lay people may collaborate in service to the community without giving in to the temptation of discouragement.

Pope visits Rome hospital

Pope Francis visit NICU in Rome today.

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Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement, and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]yahoo.com.
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