Pope’s prayer intention for March

For March, the Pope’s prayer intention is:
That Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help, pray for us.

May prayer intention of Pope Francis

The May prayer intention of the Pope reads:

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

Join in prayer with Pope Francis and many others around the world for this intention.

Pope Francis to meet the Ukrainians in Rome

Holy See Press Office Director Greg Burke issued a statement today, January 12, stating that Pope Francis has accepted an invitation from His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Archbishop Major of Kyiv-Halyč of the Ukrainians and, on Sunday, January 28 at 4 pm, will visit the Basilica of Santa Sophia in Rome and meet with the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic community.
(picture from a visit of the Ukrainian bishops at the Holy See)

Praying with Pope Francis

pope-francisThe Pope’s intention for January 2017 is for Christian Unity.
That all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity.
Let us be united in prayer with the Holy Father in praying to the Most Holy Trinity for the intention of Christian unity.