The Mission of the Laity – That the lay faithful may fulfill their specific mission, by responding with creativity to the challenges that face the world today.
For Those who have Responsibility in Economic Matters – That economists may have the courage to reject any economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.
Formation in Spiritual Discernment – That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels.
Say “No” to Corruption – That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.
Religious Minorities in Asia – That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practice their faith in full freedom.
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.
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.
THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTION for October 2017
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.
THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTION for September 2017
Parishes – That our parishes, animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen.
THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTION for August 2017
Artists – That artists of our time, through their ingenuity, may help everyone discover the beauty of creation.