10 September 2014

Prayer Intentions of Pope Francis for September 2014

St Elizabeth (of Hungary) Distributing Alms, Martin Johann Schmidt, c.1778
Parish Church, Veresegyhás, Hungary [Web Gallery of Art]

Universal Intention - Mentally Disabled

That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.

Read Another Myeong Sek: the Road to Emmaus by Columban Fr Noel O'Neill in the current issue of MISYONonline.com.

Fr O’Neill with Myeong Sek

With Myeong Sek at the grave of You Ha

Myeon Sek's funeral Mass

 Evangelization Intention - Service to the Poor

That Christians, inspired by the Word of God, may serve the poor and suffering

Death is Stark for the Poor(MISYONonline.com, November-December 2013) Columban Sr Mary Dillon (right) from Ireland, tending to a person with AIDS.

What Comes After Dusk(MISYONonline.com, July-August 2014)
Kwaderno, an initiative started by the staff of MISYONonline.com, reaches out to children in the Philippines who cannot afford to buy notebooks.

Rattno's Story (MISYONonline.com, March-April 2014)
Australian Columban Fr Robert McCulloch with 12-year-old Rattno, a Hindu in predominantly Muslim Pakistan.

'The hope of Shivji and Shonti, Rattno's parents, turned to disaster when their children were lighting a kerosene pressure lamp which exploded. Saiba, Lakhnu and Shonti, aged from 7 to 15, died in the fire. Rattno survived.' 

Beauty in Suffering (MISYONonline.com September-October 2007) 
Columban Sr Anne Carbon, a mental health nurse from the Philippines, with children traumatized by years of terrorism in Peru.

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