Prayer

Prayer Intentions for Marriage
Bring Prayer for Marriage to Your Family and Community

Bring prayer for marriage into your family, your organizations, and your parishes using the specific petitions provided below. They not only unite people in critically important prayer for marriage, they provide catechesis and reflections about the reality of love and marriage.


Prayers for Personal Holiness


Formation Resources


 Prayers for Catholic Action, Formation and the Common Good


Novena: Protect Marriage
From US Supreme Court
SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2015 -- We are calling on the faithful to join the Marriage Reality Movement in a Novena in advance of or during the oral arguments. It can be begun at any time between now and April 28.


Official Prayers to
St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII

Issued by the Vatican.



Catholics For The Common Good Pope FrancisThe Self-Righteous 'Can Cook
In Their Own Stew,' Says Pope

VATICAN CITY, July 7, 2013--In order to do the Lord’s work, Pope Francis said, we should remember our first encounter with Jesus, in which we were invited to recognize our own sinfulness and experience his loving gaze.


Catholics For The Common Good Blessed John Paul IIFormer Popes John Paul II And
John XXIII To Be Canonized

VATICAN CITY, July 5, 2013--Pope Francis has approved the cause for canonization of two previous Popes, Blessed John Paul II and Blessed John XXIII.


Vatican Theologians Approve Catholics For The Common Good Blessed JPII
Second Miracle Of John Paul II

VATICAN CITY, June 19, 2013--Theologians at the Congregation for the Causes of Saints have approved a second miracle granted through the intercession of Blessed John Paul II, moving him closer to being declared a saint.


US Dioceses Prepare For Second Catholics For The Common Good Fortnight for Freedom
Fortnight For Freedom
WASHINGTON, DC, June 5, 2013--Dioceses across the country are preparing for the upcoming Fortnight for Freedom – now in its second year – by organizing a variety of prayer and educational activities with a religious liberty theme.


Catholics For The Common GoodThe Unprecedented "Presumption" of Changing the World
 A homily and a Mass of Pope Francis. An essay by the sociologist Luca Diotallevi. Convergent in seeing in the Eucharist the genesis of the new world 
ROME, April 11, 2013 – Almost one month after his election as pope, there are two words that Jorge Mario Bergoglio has not yet pronounced: religious freedom. 


Catholics for the Common Good Pope Francis

Welcome Jesus as a Friend, Look for Him Among the Living Not Among Problems of Culture
VATICAN CITY, March 30, 2013 -- Pope Francis called on Christians to let the risen Jesus enter their lives and to welcome him with trust as a friend during the Church's most holy night of the year.


Catholics for the Common Good Pope Francis

Papal Preacher Urges Church: Remove Barriers to the Gospel
VATICAN CITY, March 29, 2013 -- On Good Friday, papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa urged Catholics to seize “this moment in which a new time is opening for the Church” and remove any obstacles that stand in the way of sharing Christ.




Copyright © 2004–2012 Catholics for the Common Good®
Permission granted for use of content with attribution to  
ccgaction.org.