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Intentions for August 2013


  Intentions for August  2013 from our website:


My Dear Community of Prayer, Thank you for praying with us in our long dark night of the soul! Despite ongoing pain and sorrows we continue to stay at our Post in Faith and Hope with the help of your Daily Prayers and God's Mercy! Please continue to pray (2013, 2014..?) with us, daily for Recovery! Recovery for God's Healing, Protecting Peace and Hope in our Broken Hearts, Health Issues, Relief from Severe Financial Misery which is making our recovery next to impossible! Please pray! Please pray for God's Peace!

Intercede for me to be healed of all emotional wounds. Also, please pray to Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary to heal me completely and permanently of chronic stomach disorder.

We in our family are suffering very much without proper revenue, My Husband has just now   settled in a small job ..., I am planning to shift to ...I have two daughters, I request your prayers for the betterment of our family .My kid’s future should be bright, and I should overcome all my debts and the crisis.


  • To find an employment which  will be suitable, beneficial and good
  • To bring to conclusion a long delayed settlement of property issue.
  • For the youthful  Brazilians to put on faith and keep it alive
  • For our Pope Francis to continue to be an instrument in the hands of God
  • To find a good and suitable companion for life
  • For all the religious under the patronage of St. Clare of Assisi.
  • For the victims of Uttarkand to cope their difficult future with hope
  • For the settlement of political issues in Syria and Egypt
  • For our country, its leaders and people to be wise and intelligent
  • For the protection of women and children from  inhuman and indecent attacks

Parents and Teachers. That parents and teachers may help the new generation to grow in upright conscience and life.

The Church in Africa.  That the local Church in Africa, faithfully proclaiming  the Gospel, may promote peace and justice.


Let’s be united in prayer for the others.

Thank you friends



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