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 April 2021

Fundamental Rights
We pray for those who risk their lives while fighting for fundamental rights under dictatorships, authoritarian regimes and even in democracies in crisis.

Hands Praying

Week of April 12, 2021

Lord, hear our prayer…

For the souls in Purgatory, for the souls of deceased family; For the church and all who suffer; For my son who is 32 years old and has anxiety; For all the souls in the world, for all teenagers to recognize God’s love and return to Him, thank God for all the blessings He has bestowed on us; For my family and loved ones; In thanksgiving, forgiveness and glory to God, for the Holy Church, holy souls in Purgatory, the board exam, our lawsuit, for staff and patients, the jobless, the homeless, the orphans; For the souls in Purgatory, victims of abortions, suffering children, persecuted Christians and Catholic missionaries; For my daughters; For myself and a loved one; For my sister who has a rare form of leukemia, for myself as I have pancreatic cancer; For Priests and Bishops to start speaking up for the unborn, to stop abortions in our country; For full recovery from cancer, for my nephew and family friend; For the church, for enemies of the church, souls in Purgatory, vocations, end to Covid-19, for those suffering, the sick, the elderly, those addicted, those in prison, my family, those who do not believe, world leaders, my health and spiritual growth; For the souls my husband, physical healing for my daughter and my son, increase in spirituality for family members and return to faith for grand-daughters, for Priests to be faithful to Church teachings, for the Pope to consecrate Russia to our Blessed Mother; For the health of family members; For all the staff at CWM and Deacon Rick and all of your loved ones, for all the children and their loved ones, for all who are ill; For all my family, for the souls in Purgatory, for those who have no family or no one to pray for them, for the conversion of souls; For spiritual growth, departed loved ones, world peace, Pope Frances, homeless refugees, for family and loved ones; For my soul, for a loved one’s soul, for all others; For a loved one to get well; For our family and loved ones, for spiritual growth; May God bless  all the poor, hungry, sick or missing, for my health, healing and forgiveness, for all souls and sinners, for peace on earth, for strength and hope; For good health for loved ones and myself; For all my children to continue to see one another and stay together, for a miracle for my daughter’s husband to change to be a better person and to return and reconcile to her for his son’s and my grandsons sake as well as he misses his father; For hope; For myself and my wife special intentions; For the repose of the soul of my father and other deceased; For our family and thanks be to God for my 5 children, for the poor and orphaned in Africa, For my son & daughter; For the souls of my departed family, for the spiritual and temporal needs of my family; For a loved ones and her son’s to overcome addiction, for a loved one to cope better with his bi-polar depression; For my continued good health as well as my family, to make a good decision to retire this fall, for my brother to get back his health and mental capacities; For help for my daughter with her struggles and may she find happiness; for my sister who is having a heart procedure; For my health; For good health and wellness of my wife; For the reconversion of my three grown sons to the Catholic faith for their eternal souls, for successful In-vitro fertilization, for a successful fistula surgery if it is God’s will; For good health for myself and my children; For the healing of my neuropathy, for the repose of the souls of some loved ones; For a dear friend who is struggling with depression; For the protection of our family and loved ones against illness, danger and harm; For help for my oldest daughter to have a healthy child, for help for my other daughter to have a healthy pregnancy and delivery, for protection every day, for help for our daily needs; For surgery for my daughter, for a family for a loved one; For an end to abortion, peace in the world, for our country, the Pope and all Bishops to consecrate Priests to Mary soon, for the health of family and relatives, for favorable weather, yields and prices for crops and cattle, in thanksgiving for many blessings; For healing as I was dx with breast cancer; For a friend with cancer to be healed; For family and friend’s spiritual and physical well-being.  For an end to Covid-19; For healing of acid reflux for a friend; For healing for my father; For my husband’s health and that he finds a new job; For the Lord to help me overcome financial difficulties; For my brother in law; For recovery and healing from my car accident; For my family and friends; For my family; For God’s will to be done; Lord please cure my disease, my husband’s cancer and my children’s illnesses. Keep my mom and dad healthy and strong for many years to come. Help my children to be successfully independent and confident and for all my family and friends; For me to forgive the Catholic Church and to press on and try to join. Otherwise, please pray that the Lord will guide me to another church, like the Amish, that will help to support me and my daughter spiritually and physically, for me to remain pure from temptation and to continue working to get my family out of debt so I can leave an inheritance for my precious daughter; For my son ‘s test come back ok…

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:

  • Finances or financial security
  • Health concerns
  • Marriages
  • Children
  • Happiness
  • Peace and unity
  • Addiction
  • Strength and guidance
  • Deceased family members
  • The suffering faithful around the world
  • And more

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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