Prayers

4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER: GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY AND WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS.


4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER: GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY AND WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS This coming Sunday is the Good Shepherd Sunday, which is at the same time the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. In the Gospel of the Mass (Jn 10:11–18), Jesus presents Himself as the Good Shepherd of His flock which is the entire human race, non-Christians included. As the Good Shepherd: He “lays down his life for the sheep”; He knows his flock and his flock knows him; []

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 []

PRAY FOR BRUSSELS AND THE VICTIMS OF NUMEROUS BOMBINGS.


PRAY FOR BRUSSELS AND THE VICTIMS OF NUMEROUS BOMBINGS. Dear friends, the sowers of terrorism have once more caused destruction of lives and properties, this time in Brussels. Let us ask the ONE, TRUE GOD ALMIGHTY, GOD OF LOVE AND OF PEACE for the victims of the bombings, for the conversion of the perpetrators, for those suffering from religious persecution, and for the peace in the entire world. Mary, Queen of Peace, intercede for your children and pray for us! -Catholics striving []

March 19: PRAYER FOR FATHERS. HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!


March 19 HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! PRAYER FOR FATHERS.   Dear friends in Christ, today, Solemnity of St. Joseph, is as well the Father’s Day in some countries like Spain, Andorra, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Belgium, Bolivia, Honduras and Mozambique. As such, TO ALL THE FATHERS IN THE WORLD, THANK YOU FOR ALL THE LOVE, DEDICATION AND SACRIFICE YOU HAVE GIVEN TO NURTURE AND PROVIDE FOR US WITH THE BEST LIFE. WE PRAY FOR ALL OF YOU,  spiritual fathers as well, so that YOU []