Meditation and Prayer
"O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of this your servant and to the prayer of your servants who delight in revering your name." (Nehemiah 1.11 NIV).
Prayer Intentions of the Holy Father
Universal: That sports may be an opportunity for friendly encounters between peoples and may contribute to peace in the world.
Evangelization: That Christians may live the Gospel, giving witness to faith, honesty, and love of neighbor.