Pray With Pope Francis April 2106: Small Farmers

Will You Pray With Pope Francis? Each month the Pope announces two prayer intentions. One is universal, or general, while the other concerns evangelization more specifically. We are invited to join the Pope in praying for these intentions. Here are Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for April 2016. Universal: Small Farmers That small farmers may...

Pray with Pope Francis March 2016: Families in Difficulty

Will you Pray with Pope Francis in March? Each month the Pope announces two prayer intentions. One is universal, or general, while the other concerns evangelization more specifically. We are invited to join the Pope in praying for these intentions. Here are Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for March 2016. Universal: Families in Difficulty That...

Pray with Pope Francis in February 2016: Care for Creation

Will you pray with Pope Francis in February? Each month the Pope announces two prayer intentions. One is universal, or general, while the other concerns evangelization more specifically. We are invited to join the Pope in praying for these intentions. Here are Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for February 2016. Universal: Care for Creation That...

Advent Week 2 – Praying for Peace

Listen to the Podcast Read the Text In the second week of Advent we light the second purple candle of the Advent wreath and we pray for peace. Our world, our communities and our families long for peace, but the possibility can seem very remote! Maybe that’s why we began Advent by nurturing hope?...

A Prayer for Our Earth

At the end of his encyclical Laudato Si, Pope Francis offered two prayers. This one can be shared with all who believe in a God who is the all-powerful creator. All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe and in the smallest of your creatures. You embrace with your tenderness all that exists....