From the Vatican
EVANGELIZATION: 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.
UNIVERSAL: Social Networks: That social networks may work toward that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences.
EVANGELIZATION: 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.
EVANGELIZATION: Formation in Spiritual Discernment: That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels.
Pope Francis has created a new Marian feast day. The Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, will be celebrated the Monday after Pentecost. The feast will be celebrated every year, according to a decree issued by …
UNIVERSAL: SAY “NO” TO CORRUPTION: That those who have material, political, or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.
Pope Francis's message for World Communications Day 2018 concludes with this prayer: Lord, make us instruments of your peace. Help us to recognize the evil latent in a communication that does not build communion. Help us to remove the venom…
EVANGELIZATION: 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.