Evangelization: That the breath of the Holy Spirit engender a new missionary “spring” in the church.
Universal: Communication and Reconciliation
That a spirit of dialogue, encounter and reconciliation emerges in the Near East, where diverse religious communities share their lives together.
Universal: The Very Young
That every country resolutely commits to taking the necessary measures to make the future of the very young, especially those who suffer, a priority.
Promotion of World Peace: We pray that Christians, followers of other riligions, and all people of goodwill may promote peace and justice in the world.
Listen to the Migrants’ Cries: We pray that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal trafficking, may be heard and considered.
Catholics in China: We pray that the church in China may persevere in its faithfulness to the Gospel and grow in unity.
Freedom from Addiction: We pray that those suffering from addiction may be helped and accompanied.
For Deacons: We pray that deacons, faithful in their service to the Word and the poor, may be an invigorating symbol for the entire Church.
The Way of the Heart: We pray that all those who suffer may find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the Heart of Jesus.
Our Families: We pray that today’s families may be accompanied with love, respect and guidance.
The Maritime World: We pray for all those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families.
The Laity’s Mission in the Church: We pray that by the virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in the areas of responsibility in the Church.