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Administrators of Justice. That administrators of justice may act always with integrity and right conscience. Seminaries. That seminaries, especially those of mission churches, may form pastors after the Heart of Christ, fully dedicated to proclaiming the Gospel.
General: That initiatives which defend and uphold the role of the family may be promoted within society. Mission: That Mary, Queen of the World and Star of Evangelization, may accompany all missionaries in proclaiming her Son Jesus.
From the Holy Father’s November 30th General Audience: In our catechesis on prayer, we now turn to Jesus, who by his own example most fully reveals the mystery of Christian prayer. A significant moment in this regard is Jesus’ prayer following his Baptism, which expresses his both his deepest identity as the Son of God [...]
General: That the Eastern Catholic Churches and their venerable traditions may be known and esteemed as a spiritual treasure for the whole Church. Mission: That the African continent may find strength in Christ to pursue justice and reconciliation as set forth by the second Synod of African Bishops.
General: That all teachers may know how to communicate love of the truth and instill authentic moral and spiritual values. Missionary Intention: That the Christian communities of Asia may proclaim the Gospel with fervor, witnessing to its beauty with the joy of faith.
General: That the Church may offer new generations, through the believable proclamation of the Gospel, ever-new reasons of life and hope. Missionary: That missionaries, with the proclamation of the Gospel and their witness of life, may bring Christ to all those who do not yet know Him. +++ Midway through Lent, now is as good a time [...]
“Down in adoration falling this great Sacrament we hail. Over ancient forms departing, newer rites of grace prevail. Faith for all defects supplying where the feeble senses fail. To the everlasting Father and the Son who reigns on high, with the Spirit blessed proceeding forth, from each eternally: Be salvation, honor, blessing, might and endless majesty. Amen.”
General: That Catholic universities may more and more be places where, in the light of the Gospel, it is possible to experience the harmonious unity existing between faith and reason. Mission: That World Mission Day may afford an occasion for understanding that the task of proclaiming Christ is an absolutely necessary service to which the Church is [...]
General That those who are without work or homes or who are otherwise in serious need may find understanding and welcome, as well as concrete help in overcoming their difficulties. Mission That the Church may be a “home” for all people, ready to open its doors to any who are suffering from racial or religious [...]
A longtime CUF member shared the following prayer with us, which she wrote when working on house renovations. Let us ask St. Joseph to bring these intentions before the throne of God. Good St. Joseph, God the Father entrusted His Son, Jesus, to you. With confidence: I ask you now to watch over the renovation [...]
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