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Holy Father's Prayer Intentions 2015

January 2015

Universal: Peace
That those from diverse religious traditions and all people of good will may work together for peace.

Evangelization: Consecrated life
That in this year dedicated to consecrated life, religious men and women may rediscover the joy of following Christ and strive to serve the poor with zeal.

February 2015

Universal: Prisoners
That prisoners, especially the young, may be able to rebuild lives of dignity

Evangelization:Separated spouses
That married people who are separated may find welcome and support in the Christian community.

March 2015

Universal: Scientists
That those involved in scientific researchmay serve the well-being of the whole human person.

Evangelization: Contribution of women
That the unique contribution of womento the life of the Church may be recognized always.

April 2015

Universal: Creation
That people may learn to respect creation and care for it as a gift of God.

Evangelization: Persecuted Christians
That persecuted Christians may feel the consoling presence ofthe Risen Lord and the solidarity of all the Church.

May 2015

Universal:Care for the suffering
That, rejecting the culture of indifference, we may care for our neighbors who suffer, especially the sick and the poor.

Evangelization: Openness to mission
That Mary's intercession may help Christians in secularized cultures be ready to proclaim Jesus.

June 2015

Universal: Immigrants and refugees
That immigrants and refugees may find welcome and respect in the countries to which they come.

Evangelization: Vocations
That the personal encounter with Jesus may arouse in many young peoplethe desire to offer their own lives in priesthood or consecrated life.

July 2015

Universal: Politics
That political responsibility may be lived at all levels as a high form of charity.

Evangelization: The poor in Latin America
That, amid social inequalities, Latin American Christians may bear witness to love for the poor and contribute toa more fraternal society.

August 2015

Universal: Volunteers
That volunteers may give themselves generously to the service of the needy.

Evangelization:Outreach to the marginalized That setting aside our very selves we may learn to be neighbors to those who find themselves on the margins of human life and society

September 2015

Universal: Opportunities for the young
That opportunities for education and employment may increase for all young people.

Evangelization: Catechists That catechists may give witness by living in a way consistent with the faith they proclaim.

October 2015

Universal: Human trafficking
That human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, may be eradicated

Evangelization: Mission in Asia
That with a missionary spirit the Christian communities of Asia may announce the Gospel to those who are still awaiting it.

November 2015

Universal: Dialogue
That we may beopen to personal encounter and dialogue with all, even those whose convictions differ from our own.

Evangelization: Pastors
That pastors of the Church, with profound love for their flocks, may accompany them and enliven their hope.

December 2015

Universal: Experiencing God's mercy
That all may experience the mercy of God, who never tires of forgiving.

Evangelization: Families
That families, especially those who suffer, may find in the birth of Jesus a sign of certain hope.