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THE HOLY FATHER'S PRAYER INTENTION for JANUARY 2020 is:
The promotion of world peace.
For peace in the Middle East
For all those affected by the climate crisis - especially Australia devastated by fires, much of Africa suffering severe drought and shortage of food, and part of Southeast Asia where there are severe floods.
Dr Geoffrey Gibbons RIP
Dr Edward Echlin RIP
Br Michael Strode RIP
Victims of the Kazakh plane crash
People in Philippines recovering from the Christmas Typhoon
Australia in the grip of massive forest fires
Pat and Brian, who is recovering from a stroke - and all who helped Brian when he fell ill.
John, Mary, Aiden and Noel
For Eileen, who has developed a bleed at the back of her one good eye (she is already blind in one eye). She is having treatment.
For Mary who begins five days of radiotherapy today.
Those who died in the London Bridge terror attack
Clive Anderson RIP
Dennis Lynch O'Carm
Michael Constant - one of the people named at the Commemoration Service for Homeless People who died in London this year
Sister Kathleen Kinane RIP
Fr Darius Zielinlski RIP
Frank Dobson RIP
For Simone, recovering from eye surgery
Mary who is coping with serious illness
Thomas who has eye surgery today
Frank who died last night two days short of his 82nd birthday
Richard who celebrates his 21st (+39) birthday this weekend - many happy returns, Richard!
For Peter and Miranda Harris, founders of A Rocha. RIP
For the 39 people who died in the container truck as they tried to escape to England
For Gerry who has had an operation
Marie Dean RIP
A friend and her family who have problems at the moment.
Fr Wilfred McGreal RIP
For Maria who is having radiotherapy at the moment.
For little Ella who has just bravely come through treatment for a very serious illness. May she make a complete recovery.
For the people of the Bahamas devastated by hurricane
Genifer Buckley RIP
Larry Swearingen executed in Texas
Tony - a much-loved son who died yesterday In British Columbia. He was just 16.
People in Zimbabwe where there are serious shortages of food, medicines, water and power.
Dona Harriman's much-loved Uncle Scotty who's been rushed to hospital with Sepsis
Nora Quoirin RIP
Jean Filochowski RIP
Robert Nowell RIP
For Quentin Goss RIP and his family
Please pray for a much-loved husband, father and brother, who is struggling with alcoholism
Maria who is recovering from surgery and her husband Paschal.
All refugees and migrants in US detention camps - especially the children.
All victims of the 1994 attack on the AMIA Jewish centre in Buenos Aires.
Victims of the Srebrenica massacre
Fr Peter Toohey RIP
#FreeNazanin from prison in Iran.
Barbara who is ill
Victims and survivors of the Grenfell fire
Agatha Huth RIP
a family moving tonight and spending their first night in the new home.
Fr Eutycas Murangiri Muthur RIP
For Maria who has been diagnosed with a brain tumour
Fr David D's intentions
Father Aiden Doyle RIP
For Mark who is in hospital. That he makes a speedy and full recovery
For the people of Zimbabwe struggling under the difficult economic situation
For Fr Martin and all those having surgery this week
A friend suffering from severe depression,
For a mother expecting her second baby - who has some complications in her pregnancy.
For a young mother-to-be that she is delivered safely and quickly and both mother and child are well.
Thanksgiving for release of Asia Bibi - may her health recover and she and her family thrive in Canada
May all the other Christians in prison for their faith in Pakistan and around the world be freed.
Jean Vanier RIP
Little baby Corey who is unwell
For Maureen Doran who is poorly
For all the victims of the Admiral Duncan pub bombing and other hate crimes.
A friend suffering a bereavement
For Sri Lanka
Patrick Okondu's intentions.
For Clare who is very ill.
St Cecilia Wilkinson CP RIP
Eileen Stewart who died peacefully last night.
Please pray for Steve Atherton, Anne and all the family as Steve has his heart operation in Manchester.
Please pray also for Joanne Crompton's dad who is very poorly and was taken into hospital yesterday.
Please continue to keep John Sherrington in your prayers at this time.
For all UK politicians struggling with Brexit.
For Prim who is trying to discern what to do next
For a young man in north London who was stabbed to death tonight - and all victims of knife crime.
Fr Robin Gibbons, who celebrates his 40th anniversary of ordination
Victims and survivors of the Cyclone that decimated parts of Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Fr John Bako Shekwolo kidnapped in Nigeria
Fr Clement Rapuluchukwu Ugwu kidnapped and killed in Nigeria
For Anna's cousin who is seriously ill.
a young mother suffering with clinical depresssion.
For Father Pierluigi Maccalli, kidnapped in Niger six months ago.
For all victims of the terror attacks In New Zealand and all the Moslem communities facing discrimination and persecution.
Cardinal Daneels RIP
Pope Francis on his sixth anniversary
All those killed in the Ethiopian place crash and their loved ones
Richard who is having an operation on Monday.
Claire who is not well.
Cecelia Wilkinson CP
Fr Tom Cullinan RIP
Pawel Adamowicz, RIP
Fr Charlie Currie SJ RIP
For Maria who had an operation yesterday and for her husband and family.
Calum who has cancer and is going through a rough time.
Owen Hardwicke RIP
Fr Dominic Milroy RIP
Anne, Rebecca, Clive, John - who have all been quite ill in hospital over Christmas
John Hensman, Zimbabwe RIP
Fr Aidan Gilman RIP
For Mrs Donald Burch who has cancer.
For Karl, about to begin chemo, and all his family. May the treatment go well and may he make a complete recovery very soon.
The people of Yemen facing famine. May peace come and help reach them as soon as possible.
Ged Clapson RIP - See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/36047
For Cardinal Vincent Nichols who is unwell
Fr Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ murdered in South Sudan yesterday
For all victims of the attack on attack on the refugee camp and church in Central African Republic
A friend undergoing chemotherapy.
All victims of the California fires. For the people of Yemen.
For Elizabeth Somers, recovering at home after an accident and a stay in hospital.
For Jason's intentions
For Asia Bibi, her family. All those in prison for their faith and all those campaigning to free them
Thank God for freeing Asia Bibi www.indcatholicnews.com/news/35909
For a friend who is taking an important exam today
For the victims of the place crash in Indonesia
For Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and all victims of yesterday's helicopter crash in Leicester.
For all the victims of the Pittsburg synagogue attack and their loved ones.
A friend undergoing chemo.
Frank Stillwell - much-loved husband, father and grandfather. RIP.
#SaveAlkhanAlahmar For the families in this small village near the site of the Inn of the Good Samaritan which is being threatened with demolition by Israel today. The bulldozers have arrived. The Comboni Sisters helped build their school and clinic. Israeli and foreign peace groups are there trying a human barrier. I pray that no one is hurt and the Israelis have a heart and stop this. If the village is destroyed the families have been told they will be moved near a sewage plant.
For John who has had a severe stroke, and his family are heartbroken.
Kidnapped missionaries: Father Pierluigi Maccalli and
Kathleen Griffin (see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/35626 )
Jane, Rebecca, Andrew and John
For the thousands of people in Kerala affected by the monsoon and worst floods in living memory.
For George and Janet, Chuck and Shiny, Selaphiel and Tina, Raguel and Tessy, and Simon and Roshna.
Aretha Franklin RIP
Fr Dunstan Mellors CP RIP
For a friend taking an exam tomorrow.
For everyone caught up in the bridge collapse in Genoa
Fr John Abberton RIP
Fr Ed Houghton, who died in a car accident this month in 2009 - much loved young priest
For a friend making an anxious journey.
For a peaceful outcome after the elections in Zimbabwe
A single Mum embarking on a holiday with her children
For a young woman who is very disabled and has lost the person who was caring for her.
A friend struggling with anorexia.
A prayer of thanksgiving for the safe rescue of the young Thai footballers, their coach, and the emergency teams.
For all those who have died in the floods in Japan, and their loved ones
For Maeve Pauline Ebisawa, Annabel Vondra, Pepin Vondra
For the diver who lost his life in Thailand during efforts to rescue the schoolboys trapped in the cave.
A prayer of thanksgiving for the Thai school children found safely in a cave after being missing for two weeks in serious floods - and prayers for their safe rescue now.
For Frank Stillwell - much-loved husband, father and grandfather, who is seriously ill in hospital
A friend seriously ill in hospital
For Annette recovering from knee operation.
URGENT PRAYER REQUEST! Extremists are now just 2km away from the base where missionaries Heidi and Rolland Baker are in Pemba, Mozambique. There have been attacks in the surrounding areas where villages have been burnt, people have been raped and large numbers of Christians are being beheaded. Here is a note from a lady who works closely with the ministry and a close friend of Surprise Sitole (who oversees Hiedi and Rolands 20,000 churches and who visited us with Surprise only a few days ago in Chertsey when Surprise came to minister at one of our events. Here is Susan's message: "I have just now received a message saying... Urgent urgent prayer alert out for Heidi and Roland Baker... staff have been evacuated... they only remain... terrorists are 2km away."
Iris ministries are responcilble for the conversion of around a million people to Christianity in the region.
For a friend in hospital struggling with depression.
The people of Gaza suffering severe shortage of food, water and electricity. Now under bombardment.
A good friend who is in danger of losing his home.
For all those unarmed protesters killed and injured in Gaza
For victims of the Singapore attacks
For victims of the attack in Toronto
Austen Saeki RIP, his wife Nan and family
Hadi Asgari, Iranian Christian just out of prison
Alfie Evans and his family
Roberto Bignoli RIP
For all Okky Teguh Ariyanto's intentions
Fr Chris Kelly who is ill
Cardinal Keith O'Brien RIP
For Sue who is quite ill in hospital.
Jonathan appeals for prayer for healing
Please pray for Patrick who has advanced Alzheimer and Muriel Mary who has cognitive impairment.
Stephen Hawking RIP
Jim Smith RIP
Please help prayer for Agilma Mitsuko Hasegawa, for Marcia Aiko Hasegawa and Jussara. Thanks
For John Berry who has had a serious stroke - and his family - that he makes a good recovery.
For someone struggling with mental illness
For all the people of Syria, Yemen, DR Congo and other war zones - especially people suffering in besieged areas.
For Timea Bozic's intention
For all Patrick Lloyd's intentions
For all victims of human trafficking
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