Prayer Intentions

Send us your prayer intentions!

Are you or a loved one in need of prayers? Praying for you is part of our mission at Catholic World Mission. We firmly believe that prayer is a powerful means of connecting with God. When we pray, we are not just talking to the air. We are looking toward heaven and acknowledging our dependence on God. As we appeal to Him, we recognize God’s goodness with deep reverence and thankfulness.

For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy. – St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Whether you send in your prayer intention by mail, online, over the phone or by e-mail, we will lift you up in prayer the following Friday afternoon. We reserve a special time for you to beg God to bless you abundantly.

Our Holy Father’s Intentions for May 2022

Faith-Filled Young People
We pray for all young people, called to live life to the fullest; may they see in Mary’s life the way to listen, the depth of discernment, the courage that faith generates, and the dedication to service.

Hands Praying

Week of May 16, 2022

Lord, hear our prayer…

For the health of loved ones; For a loved one’s complete healing from drug addiction; For a loved one to return to church; For a loved one to have more faith; For faith, hope, holy love, conversion of poor sinners, relief for souls in Purgatory, my family, and a good death; For protection from Satan’s traps and slavery; For me to become a better person in the eyes of our Lord Jesus Christ and I will avoid all evil and sinful temptations and obey the commandments of God our Father; For my new Leukemia medication to be effective in lowering my high white blood cell count; For the full recovery of my husband from a bad case of pneumonia; For our son’s heart condition; For peace in our family; For good health, jobs, marriage, safety, security, and financial needs;  For the repose of the souls of my beloved wife, our parents, and other loved ones; For our family’s health and safety; For healing of loved ones; For the return of family members to the practice of their faith; For government officials to respect life; For the Church and all religious; For comfort for those I love and long for, that we meet again before we die; For world peace; For my son’s soul to rest in peace; For loved ones and myself; For deceased family members; For Ukraine and its people; For world peace, the end of the virus, and an end of hunger and thirst for all the poor; For all the people on my Christmas flower memorial past and present; For the Catholic church, for U.S. leaders, Pope Francis, and guidance for loved ones; For Catholic World Mission; For miraculous healing of all cancer patients; For my family and I to have good health and a long life; For my peace of mind, heart, and soul; For healing from my illness; For a financial problem; For peace in our country; For my problem in the Philippines especially my farm land; For a cure of cancer and the pandemic; For my family, friends and relations, the poor souls in Purgatory, especially those we know; For the soul of a loved one; For my children to return to the sacraments; For an increase of faith for a loved one; For health and happiness, friends and family, priests and religious, and poor souls; In thanksgiving; For special friends, all mothers and grandmothers, world peace and justice, inactive Catholics, an end of Covid-19, and an end of abortion; For blessings in 2022; o For the conversion of some loved ones; For healing of the spirit, mind, and body of some loved ones; For holy souls in Purgatory; For my deceased parents and brother; For complete healing of a loved one; For mental health for our family; For good, holy spouses for our children; For a loved one to have children; For faith for Catholics; For peace in Ukraine; For the soul of a loved one; For our family; For conversions, the end of abortion, the St. John Bosco Academy in Cottonwood, and for a loved one; For my family both living and deceased; For an end of abortion; For the Ukrainian people; For peace, the Pope, and loved ones; For a successful graduation from PT school; For me to have Jesus 100% in my heart; For my healing and for my mom; For our inspirations to only come from the Holy Spirit, and also for everything that does not come from God in my father’s room and in the whole house to definitively leave our home and lives; For my intentions; For the healing of my friend’s son who has terminal cancer and for the healing of my husband’s cancer as he undergoes surgery; For healing for my father; For my grandmother who recently found out she is going downhill from two strokes and for a miracle; For a new mission we are starting in Cooch Behar and Alipurduar district of West Bengal, India which is a part of the Catholic Diocese of Jalpaiguri: For me, the regional Vicar of the Carmelite fathers appointed by the Bishop Jalpaiguri as the episcopal Vicar with the intention of developing it into a Diocese, and for my priests so that we may flourish with the help of God and good benefactors; For a cure of my liver abscess and to bring my sugar level back to normal; For my daddy’s healing; For comfort in my cancer battle, as I am 92 …

What Kind of Prayer Intention Can I Submit?

Prayer changes everything. Prayer, at its heart, is an act of faith, asking God to step in and believing that He is both willing and able to listen to us. There is no prayer intention too large or too small — you can ask for God’s help with every need.

Jesus said to bring our every need before God, and He assured us that “whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you.” (John 16:23)

Whatever your needs may be, prayer provides strong relief to a variety of situations you may face. Some people find that prayers help them in everyday life or with difficulties placed before them. Please share your prayer intentions with us. Whether they’re for you or someone you know, we will join you in your prayers regarding:

Nothing is off limits. When we lift up your prayer intention, we add our prayers to what you are praying for. We will ask special favor from God for any circumstances you, your family or someone you know may be going through. Your prayer intentions are sacred, and you can rest assured that we honor them.

Can I Submit a Prayer Intention If I Am Not Catholic?

At Catholic World Mission, we are committed to teaching the beliefs of the Catholic Church, bringing Christ everywhere we go and providing support by helping the poor and spreading the Gospel. However, we are here for all individuals regardless of their faith. Wherever there is a need, we serve. When you submit a prayer intention, you or your loved one does not need to be Catholic or even believe in God for us to pray.

By lifting up your prayer intention on your behalf, we believe it benefits the world and reflects the love God has for His people.

Submit Your Prayer Intention Online

You’re not alone. Everyone needs prayer. We would love to pray for you or someone you care for. We invite you to fill out the Prayer Intention form on this page. Once you submit your prayer intention, our team commits to praying with you the following Friday afternoon.

Sending your prayer intention is completely free. You do not need to make a commitment to Catholic World Mission in order for us to pray for you. However, if you would like, we invite you to learn more about our Mission to serve as the hands, feet and eyes of Christ to children and families in communities throughout the world.

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