Pope’s 2013 prayer intentions announced
January 16, 2012
The Vatican has announced Pope Benedict’s general and mission prayer intentions for 2013.
The practice of proposing specific monthly prayer intentions to the faithful arose in response to the formation of the Apostleship of Prayer during the nineteenth century. Members of the apostolate, founded in 1844, make a daily offering of themselves, in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, for the intentions of the Holy Father.
- The Holy Father’s intentions for prayer, entrusted to the Apostleship of Prayer for the year 2013 (Fides)
- 2012 prayer intentions (Apostleship of Prayer)
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