Diocese of Parramatta

Weekly Prayer Intention for the Month of October

National Month of Prayer & Fasting for Families poster low res

Nationwide Month of Prayer & Fasting for Marriage & Families

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Week 1

Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Family: This week we pray for the flourishing of marriages and families in Australia. Please make this your intention during Mass, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, parish rosaries and prayer groups and family prayer times. Please join this intention to your acts of fasting and sacrifice during the week.

Heavenly Father grant that our families may be places of communion and prayer, authentic schools of the Gospel and small domestic Churches. Make us ever more mindful of the sacredness and beauty of the family in God’s plan. Amen.

Week 2:

Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Family: This week we pray for the strengthening of marriages and families in distress. Please make this your intention during Mass, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, parish rosaries and prayer groups and family prayer times. Please join this intention to your acts of fasting and sacrifice during the week.

Heavenly Father grant healing to all families in distress, especially those burdened with strained relationships. Draw close to all families who have experienced violence, upheaval, illness or division: May all who have been wounded find ready comfort and healing. Amen.

Week 3:

Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Family: Today and throughout this week we pray for the well-being of those experiencing same-sex attraction or gender uncertainty.

Heavenly Father, grant true peace and comfort to our family members and friends who experience same sex attraction or gender uncertainty. May we be sensitive and loving especially in times of trial. Lead us to deeper faith as we all strive for Christian perfection. Amen.

Week 4:

Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Family: Today and throughout this week we pray for our nation’s understanding of the importance of Marriage.

Heavenly Father, grant that all Australia’s leaders develop a true understanding of the meaning and importance of marriage in our society. We pray that they will work
cooperatively to ensure our nation upholds your plan for Marriage and families. Amen.

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