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Ecumenism Prayer Synod

Ecumenical prayer vigil ahead of Synod approaches

Pope Francis has invited leaders of churches from different denominations to join him in prayer on Saturday, entrusting the work of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod to the Holy Spirit. Source: Vatican News.

Pope Francis Prayer Ukraine

Pope calls for October to be dedicated to praying for peace in Ukraine

Insisting that there is “a need for more prayer, for conversion and an end to the conflict” in Ukraine, Pope Francis has invited Christians to dedicate October to praying for peace and reconciliation in the war-torn country. Source: Vatican News.

Prayer Refugees

Australian Catholics invited to stand in solidarity with asylum-seekers

The Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum is this week holding a National Week of Prayer and Action to engage the Australian Catholic community in solidarity with people seeking asylum.

Pope Francis Prayer

Pope urges faithful to ‘stop making invisible those on the margins of society’

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of September is for people living on the margins of society. Source: CNA.


Take a minute to take the challenge

The Bread 4 Today prayer community is encouraging people to “reconnect with inner peace and embrace the stillness found in contemplation” by taking the “1 Silent Minute Challenge”. Source: Redemptorists.

Prayer World Youth Day

Pope dedicates August prayer to World Youth Day

Pope Francis has dedicated his August prayer intention to World Youth Day, which begins in Lisbon, Portugal tomorrow, inviting young people to set aside fear and embark on a joyful journey to bear witness to Christ. Source: Vatican News.


Adelaide Lord Mayor silences prayer at meetings

After four months of debate, the Adelaide City Council has ended controversy over the Christian prayer that has been traditionally read before every meeting. Source: The Advertiser.

In The Dioceses Middle East Prayer

Chaldean Catholics to fast and pray for safety of ousted patriarch

Chaldean Catholics in Australia will fast and pray this Friday for the protection of their Church’s leader, Patriarch Cardinal Louis Sako, who has been forced from office by the Iraqi Government. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Pope Francis Prayer

Pope focuses on Eucharist in latest prayer video

“If you are the same at the end of Mass as you were at the beginning, something is wrong,” Pope Francis says in his latest monthly prayer intention video shared by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network on Monday. Source: National Catholic Register.