Prayer

Prayer and Peace During East Timor Elections

Young people and community members participate in a 2-day camp to discuss how to promote peace in their homes, communities, and country. Photo by Jennifer Hardy/CRS East Timor, the world’s second-youngest country, experienced violence during elections in 2007. Now, with election season in full swing, CRS is supporting the Church’s efforts to promote a peaceful […]

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Weekly Prayers, 11.23.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Thank you, Lord, for always releasing your amazing power to grow love in surprising and unexpected ways. Thank you, Lord, […]

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Weekly Prayers, 11.30.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Thank you, Lord, for people who bring the gift of health. Let us pray for the people of Kenya and […]

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Weekly Prayers, 10.12.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Philippines: The recovery phase of a shocking disaster lacks the drama that draws world attention. Let us pray that our […]

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Weekly Prayers 10.12.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Philippines: The recovery phase of a shocking disaster lacks the drama that draws world attention. Let us pray that our […]

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Weekly Prayers, 10.5.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Storms: Typhoon Ketsana dropped a month’s worth of monsoon rainfall in 12 hours on the Philippines. One week later, another […]

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Weekly Prayers, 9.28.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Philippines Typhoon: Hundreds of thousands of people lost everything to Typhoon Ketsana when it struck the Philippines Saturday. Let us […]

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Weekly Prayers, 9.21.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Afghanistan: Thank you Lord that even in the harshest environments, you give us the capacity to find ways to bring […]

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Weekly Prayers, 9.14.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Disaster response: Natural disasters focus our attention on our brothers and sisters like few other events. We pray that many […]

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Weekly Prayers, 9.7.09

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. We invite you to join us in bringing to Our Lord the following intentions and thanks. Caritas in Veritate (Charity in Truth): Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical is a rich mine of guidance and reminders of Catholics’ […]

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