General Intention: That the World Youth Day taking place in Madrid may encourage all the young people of the world to root and found their lives in Christ.


Missionary Intention: That Christians of the West, docile to the action of the Holy Spirit, may re-encounter the freshness and enthusiasm of their faith.








MAY 2011

General Intention: That those who work in the media may always respect truth, solidarity and the dignity of each person.

Missionary Intention: That the Lord may grant the Church in China the capacity to persevere in fidelity to the Gospel and to grow in unity.

APRIL 2011

General Intention: That the Church may offer new generations, through the believable proclamation of the Gospel, ever-new reasons of life and hope.

Missionary Intention: That missionaries, with the proclamation of the Gospel and their witness of life, may bring Christ to all those who do not yet know Him.

General Intention: That the nations of Latin America may walk in fidelity to the Gospel and be bountiful in social justice and peace.

Missionary Intention: That the Holy Spirit may give light and strength to the Christian communities and the faithful who are persecuted or discriminated against because of the Gospel.


General Intention: That the riches of creation be preserved, valued and made available to all, as precious gifts from God to mankind.

Missionary Intention: That Christians may achieve full unity, bearing witness of the universal fatherhood of God to the entire human race.


That the peoples of the earth may open their doors to Christ and to His gospel of peace, brotherhood and justice. (WM)



That the World Mission Day may afford an occasion for  understanding that the task of proclaiming Christ is an absolutely necessary service to which the Church is called for the benefit of humanity.” (WM)


…is SVD Mission Month: let us ponder on the words of St. Arnold Janssen, the founder of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD), Missionary Sisters of the Holy Spirit (SSpS) and Missionary Sisters of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration (SSpSAP): “MISSIONARIES ARE MESSENGERS OF DIVINE LOVE. THEY ARE TO REVEAL GOD’S MIGHTY DEEDS AND ESTABLISH THE KINGDOM OF DIVINE LOVE WHEREVER IT DOES NOT EXIST.”


That the Churches in Asia, which constitute a “little flock” among non-Christian populations, may know how to communicate the Gospel and give joyful witness to their adherence to Christ. (From WMM-June 2010)


That ordained ministers, religious women  and men, and lay people involved in apostolic work may understand how to infuse missionary enthusiasm into the communities entrusted to their care. (World Mission magazine)


That Christians persecuted for the sake of the Gospel may persevere, sustained by the holy Spirit, and faithfully witnessing to the love of God for the entire human race. (World Mission Prayer intention)


One Response

  1. Together we pray for the intentions of the mission.


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