11 January 2017

Prayer Intentions of Pope Francis for January 2017

Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople
Jerusalem, May 2014

Universal Intention

Christian Unity: That all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity.

 Reflection on the Pope's Universal Intention

This Reflection is from the website of The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) USA.

Urgent Intention

Homeless People Affected by the Cold: That in these days of such great cold that we think of all the people living on the streets, affected by the cold and by the indifference of others. We pray for them and ask the Lord to warm the hearts of others to help them.

Homelessness in Dublin, Ireland

January is the coldest part of winter in the Northern Hemisphere in regions that do not have a tropical climate.

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