Monthly Intercessions

Below are the monthly intercessions from Pope Francis and Bishop David Ricken for 2020


August 2020

Bishop Ricken's Intention 
That families may be drawn closer to Jesus through a common life of prayer and adherence to the Gospel.

Pope Francis' Intention 
We pray for all those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families.

Agosto 2020

La intención para agosto del obispo Ricken
Que las familias se acerquen a Jesús a través de una vida común de oración y adhesión al Evangelio.


September 2020

Bishop Ricken's Intention 
That our Catholic schools truly be schools of discipleship, where our youth can grow in their friendship with Jesus Christ.

Pope Francis' Intention 
We pray that the planet's resources will not be plundered, but shared in a just and respectful manner.

Septiembre 2020

La intención para septiembre del obispo Ricken
Que nuestras escuelas católicas sean verdaderamente escuelas de discipulado, donde nuestros jóvenes puedan crecer en su amistad con Jesucristo.


October 2020

Bishop Ricken's Intention 
For all expectant mothers, that they may be inspired by the faith of Mary to care for and protect the life they nurture inside their wombs.

Pope Francis' Intention 
We pray that by the virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in areas of responsibility in the Church.

Octubre 2020

La intención para Octubre del obispo Ricken
Para todas las mujeres embarazadas, para que se inspiren en la fe de María a cuidar y proteger la vida que cultivan dentro de sus úteros.


November 2020

Bishop Ricken's Intention 
That all men and women may take seriously their responsibility to discern their call to serve the Church as priests and religious.

Pope Francis' Intention 
We pray that the progress of robotics and artificial intelligence may always serve humankind.

Noviembre 2020

La intención para noviembre del obispo Ricken
Para que todos los hombres y mujeres tomen en serio su responsabilidad de discernir su llamado a servir a la Iglesia como sacerdotes y religiosos.


December 2020

Bishop Ricken's Intention 
That our hearts may truly make room for the coming of our Savior.

Pope Francis' Intention 
We pray that our personal relationship with Jesus Christ be nourished by the Word of God and a life of prayer.

Diciembre 2020

La intención para diciembre del obispo Ricken
Para que nuestros corazones realmente puedan hacer espacio para la venida de nuestro Salvador.


Taken from https://www.gbdioc.org/bishops-office/monthly-intercessions?highlight=WyJtb250aGx5IiwiaW50ZXJjZXNzaW9ucyIsIm1vbnRobHkgaW50ZXJjZXNzaW9ucyJd