Pope Francis’ 2020 Monthly Intentions

Pope Francis 2014

JANUARY

Promotion of World Peace
We pray that Christians, followers of other religions, and all people of goodwill may promote peace and justice in the world.

FEBRUARY

Listen to the Migrants’ Cries
We pray that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal trafficking, may be heard and considered.

MARCH

Catholics in China
We pray that the Church in China may persevere in its faithfulness to the Gospel and grow in unity.

APRIL

Freedom from Addiction
We pray that those suffering from addiction may be helped and accompanied.

MAY

For Deacons
We pray that deacons, faithful in their service to the Word and the poor, may be an invigorating symbol for the entire Church.

JUNE

The Way of the Heart
We pray that all those who suffer may find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the Heart of Jesus.

JULY

Our Families
We pray that today’s families may be accompanied with love, respect and guidance.

AUGUST

The Maritime World
We pray for all those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families.

SEPTEMBER

Respect for the Planet’s Resources
We pray that the planet’s resources will not be plundered, but shared in a just and respectful manner.

OCTOBER

The Laity’s Mission in the Church
We pray that by the virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in areas of responsibility in the Church.

NOVEMBER

Artificial Intelligence
We pray that the progress of robotics and artificial intelligence may always serve humankind.

DECEMBER

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

His Holiness Pope Francis (February 2019)