Saturday, February 13, 2010

Rosary for the Bishop

Rosary for the Bishop is a website where you sign-up promising to pray a rosary for bishops. Simple enough, right? You can choose one or many bishops. The sign-up process is fairly standard. You enter name, password, email, etc. Then you get a confirmation e-mail.

Once you click on that, you're taken to the heart of the website where you can select the bishops you want to pray for, yes even the Pope! (He is the bishop of Rome after all!) You can search by diocese, bishop's name or city/state. You select when and how often you will pray and can even get a reminder by e-mail or Twitter! This is not just for US bishops, as of today there are people praying for 150 bishops in 6 countries, including 46 US states!

Hey, here's a crazy idea. In this Year for Priests, instead of complaining about our bishops, let's pray for then instead! With Lent coming up, it might be a good habit to add.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Our Lady of Lourdes

On this feast of  Our Lady of Lourdes, let us pray:
--For all the sick and suffering (It is also the Day of Prayer for the sick)
--For all those who are suffering spiritually
--For all those who have left the Catholic Church, that through the intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes the would return to the Faith.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Pope Benedict's Prayer Intentions for February 2010

The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Pope for February.
His general intention is: "For all scholars and intellectuals, that by means of sincere search for the truth they may arrive at an understanding of the one true God."

His apostolic intention is:
"That the Church, aware of its own missionary identity, may strive to follow Christ faithfully and to proclaim his Gospel to all peoples."