Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

1404 East 9th Street | Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Mission Office – Prayers

 

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The Holy Father’s Prayer Intentions for 2016

 

 

March

For Support for Persecuted Christians: That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church.

April

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.

May

For Christians in Africa: That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice and peace.

June

For National Leaders: That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimizes so many innocent people.

July

For Lapsed Christians: That our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the merciful closeness of the Lord and the beauty of the Christian life.

August

For Artists: That artists of our time, through their ingenuity, may help everyone discover the beauty of creation.

September

For Parishes: That our parishes, animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen.

October

For Workers and the Unemployed: That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.

November

For Christians in Asia: That Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace, and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions.

December

For the Elderly: That the elderly, sustained by families and Christian communities, may apply their wisdom and experience to spreading the faith and forming the new generations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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