Monthly Intentions

January 2018 – Religious minorities in Asia

That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practise their faith in full freedom.


February 2018 – Say ‘no’ to corruption

That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.


March 2018 – Formation in spiritual discernment

That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels.


April 2018 – 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.


May 2018 – For the mission of the laity

That the lay faithful may fulfil their specific mission, by responding with creativity to the challenges that face the world today.


June 2018 – Social networks

That social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences.


July 2018 – Priests and their pastoral ministry

That priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests.


August 2018 – The treasure of families

That any far-reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity.


September 2018 – Young people in Africa

That young people in Africa may have access to education and work in their own countries.


October 2018 – The mission of religious

That consecrated religious men and women may bestir themselves, and be present among the poor, the marginalised, and those who have no voice.


November 2018 – In the service of peace

That the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict.


December 2018 – In the service of the transmission of faith

That people involved in the service and transmission of faith may find – in their dialogue with culture – a language suited to the conditions of the present time.