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Intentions for September 2014


Intentions for September from

“I would like to ask you for your prayers, because I am very exhausted. Please pray that the Lord will deeply heal every moment of my life with His unconditional love and let me know with all of my heart His infinite mercy in all my sins.”

For a person terribly tormented with diabolic oppressions, darkness and deep guilt.

Pray “For healing and restoration of my marriage. That my husband's heart be touched by God to be open to reconciliation.”

For a married girl, in tough situation, because of her partner’s   indifferent behaviour.

The threat   and consequences of war has thwarted   the life situation of its citizens. Let the present truce be effective and lead to a lasting settlement.

For  persons dying in road accidents and for the survivors. May they be restored to normal life and face their life situation with courage.

May the words and life witness of the Holy Father bring about a change and re-evangelize the Catholics and all people.

For all teachers that their personal example and professionalism bring about a desire in students to learn with interest   and equip them to live successful lives in our times.


  • Mentally disabled. That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.
  • Service to the poor.  That Christians, inspired by the Word of God, may serve the poor and suffering.

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