Communion of the saints

“MEMORARE” (REMEMBER) PRAYER TO OUR LADY.


THE “MEMORARE” (REMEMBER) PRAYER TO OUR LADY. I learned this prayer when I joined Opus Dei in 1986. We pray it daily for the member who is in most need in whichever part of the globe. Its practice in the Work started after Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, then assigned in his post-Spanish civil war military post in Olot, found himself in a dangerous situation after a mother, who wanted a decent man to marry her daughter, enclosed them all alone in a []

POPE FRANCIS MAKES PLEA FOR PEACE IN SYRIA: DIALOGUE IS THE ONLY PATH WHICH WILL LEAD TO PEACE.


POPE FRANCIS MAKES PLEA FOR PEACE IN SYRIA: DIALOGUE IS THE ONLY PATH WHICH WILL LEAD TO PEACE.   Dear brethren in Christ, it has already been more than four-and-a-half years since the Syrian civil war has started, causing more than 250,000 people dead and 12 million people displaced from their homes.   Let us keep on storming heaven with our daily prayers and sacrifices so that peace would finally prevail in this war-torn country, praying as well for its people who []

PRAY DAILY FOR THOSE WHO SUFFER. LET US OVERCOME OUR INDIFFERENCE BY HELPING THEM.


PRAY DAILY FOR THOSE WHO SUFFER. LET US OVERCOME OUR INDIFFERENCE BY HELPING THEM. Lesbos, Ecuador, Japan, Syria, the sick, the refugees, the victims of natural calamities, the persecuted, the victims of injustices, the poor, the unemployed, those with family, economic, moral and spiritual problems….and the list goes on. Dear brethren, let us pray daily for those who suffer, overcoming our indifference and helping out in anyway which is within our reach. Lord God, Father of consolation, our refuge and our strength, []

PRAY FOR THE VICTIMS, THEIR FAMILIES AND FOR ECUADOR.


PRAY FOR THE VICTIMS, THEIR FAMILIES AND FOR ECUADOR. Dear friends, a very powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 Richter scale hit Guayaquil, Ecuador yesterday, causing the deat of 80 persons as of present and devastation to material properties. Let us pray for the victims, their families and for Ecuador during these difficult moments, so that they could receive help, recover their lives back to normalcy as soon as possible.

PRAYERS FOR THE REFUGEES AND FOR POPE FRANCIS’ TRIP TO LESBOS, GREECE.


POPE APPEALS FOR PRAYERS FOR HIS TRIP TO LESBOS (GREECE) TO BE WITH THE REFUGEES.   (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday issued an appeal for prayers for his upcoming trip to the Greek Island of Lesbos, where he will meet with some of the tens of thousands of refugees who have passed through the island.   “Next Saturday I will go to the Island  of Lesbos, where many refugees have passed in recent months,” the Pope said, speaking during his 13 []

FREE FR. TOM: Pope Francis appeals to his captors.


FREE FR. TOM: Pope Francis appeals to his captors. Last Sunday, April 10, 2016, Pope Francis prayed for Fr. Tom and made a desperate appeal to his captors: ““In the hope that the Risen Christ gives us, I renew my call for the liberation of all people held hostage in zones of armed conflict. In particular, I want to recall the Salesian priest Tom Uzhunnalil, kidnapped in Aden, in Yemen, last March 4,” the Pope said at the end of the midday []

BREAKING NEWS: FR. TOM ALIVE! URGENT PRAYERS FOR FR. TOM NEEDED!


BREAKING NEWS: FR. TOM ALIVE! URGENT PRAYERS FOR FR. TOM Dear brethren in Christ, after initial unconfirmed reports that allegedly said that Fr. Tom was crucified by radical terrorists last Good Friday, at least two recent news sources state that the Indian priest is still alive. According to one source, the Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that Fr. Tom “is alive, safe, and efforts are being organized for his release.” Likewise, another journalist based on Dubai, UAE said that []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN LAHORE, PAKISTAN.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN LAHORE, PAKISTAN   After the Regina Caeli, the Holy Father prayed for the victims of the terrorist attack on Sunday in Lahore, Pakistan, in which more than 70 people were killed: Dear Brothers and Sisters, yesterday, in central Pakistan, Holy Easter was bloodied by an abominable attack, that caused the slaughter of many innocent people, for the most part families of the Christian minority — especially women and children — gathered in a public park []