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.

Read the reflection Three Proposals for the Month 1. Baptism, and the two other sacraments of initiation, Confirmation, and Eucharist, empower each of us for mission. Resolve to take a few moments of quiet meditation this month to reflect on where...
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Read the reflection Three Proposals for this month 1. Read the report, on the British Jesuit website, from Jesuit writer Jacques St.Laurent SJ about Earth Overshoot Day , particularly his suggestions about how to bring about change. 2. Look for one...
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Read the reflection Proposals for the month 1. Research the work of the Apostleship of the Sea, learn more about their wonderful ministry of support for seafarers and about the work of a Port Chaplain. When the situation allows, discuss with your...
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Proposals for Prayer and Action this month Later last month a young, unassuming footballer grabbed the headlines from the politicians by writing a cogent, urgent letter about a government policy that threated to damage family life and poor children...
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Prayer Lord Jesus, you have said, 'Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you’. I come to you in faith and trust, in love and hope. Let me know your closeness to me and your care of me and for all who...
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We continue to pray also for all those affected by coronavirus. Read this month's reflection Prayer Moment One again we can follow the advice of St. Ignatius Loyola, by making a short daily retreat each day. Towards the end of every day, we try to...
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During this time, the Pope posts a special prayer intention for each day. Special Daily Intention Prayer for the April Intention Jesus, our Saviour, your walking among us brought liberation to many: from disease, from unclean spirits, from paralysis...
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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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