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 September 2021

An Environmentally Sustainable Lifestyle
We pray that we all will make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle, rejoicing in our young people who are resolutely committed to this.

Hands Praying

Week of September 13, 2021

Lord, hear our prayer…

Thanks be to God for all we all receive from Him; That my daughters turn to Jesus; For the expiation of sin, vocations to priesthood, end to abortion, poor souls in Purgatory, and intentions of Holy Father; For my sons; For our troops and the people of Afghanistan; For my deceased children; For friends and family that they have increased health, return to the church and spiritual strength; For Christians in Afghanistan; Prayers to end abortion and COVID and for world peace; For the poor souls in Purgatory, especially those who have no one to pray for them; Please give me strength to believe in you and myself, and thank you for my many blessings; Keep us safe and healthy and heal my mother; That my family becomes closer to Jesus; That I can move to a different location and be successful; For the repose of the soul of my mother; For the Lord to forgive all my sins and heal me; For handicapped friends; For my daughter, that she may place the Lord first in her life and show more love and tenderness towards her parents; For Jesus to forgive my sins and for me to be reunited with him; For good dental health and a mini miracle for healing of his cancer; For his son’s revert back to the faith; To pass my thesis and in thanksgiving for all blessings for myself and family members; For granddaughter who is suffering mentally…

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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