Prayers for the Persecuted Christians and Church in the World
September 29th - October 3rd
Monday, September 29, 2014
Your acts of love are praised to the ends of the earth. We thank You today for all the Christians South Korea who take Your Good News to heart and carry it to people all over the world. We pray You especially for the Christians of North Korea who are suffering persecution and violence and we ask You to encourage them in their faith.
We ask You this through the intercession of Holy Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, through Christ our Lord.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Lord our God,
Heaven and earth proclaim Your glory. We pray You this Tuesday for our sisters and brothers in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. We pray for justice, freedom and peace. We pray for safety and health for all the people in those countries—especially children and elderly. We pray You to give them hope and confidence in a better future.
We ask You this through the intercession of St. Jerome, through Christ our Lord.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Your Son is asked that we continue to pray for leaders for Your people, because the harvest is great. We therefore pray You for vocations to the diaconate and the priesthood in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Grant Your faithful capable, inspired and strong men as shepherds on their path of life. Grant Your people a fervent faith in the Good News of Your Son.
We ask You this through the intercession of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, through Christ Jesus.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Merciful and dear God,
You are a God Who wants the very best for people anywhere in the world. We pray this week for the Church in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. We ask You for inspired men and women who want to proclaim their people in word and Your Message of glory and justice. May Your Church create unity among all people and make her a sign of glory for all nations.
We ask You this through the intercession of the Holy Guardian Angels, through Christ our Lord.
Friday October 3, 2014
God of love,
You send Your Son to save the world. We thank You for the men and women in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh who are proclaiming His Gospel of justice and love to their countrymen and women. We pray You: protect these faithful preachers and grant them wisdom and prudence as they give testimony. May their courageous commitment carry much fruit for our world.
Through Christ our Lord.