THE HOLY FATHER's PRAYER INTENTIONS FOR JULY 2014
UNIVERSAL INTENTION - Sports
That sports may always be occasions of human fraternity and growth.
EVANGELIZATION INTENTION - Lay Missionaries
That the Holy Spirit may support the work of the laity who proclaim the Gospel in the poorest countries.
GEORGE WASHINGTON'S PRAYER FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
we make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy holy protection,
that thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to government;
and entertain a brotherly affection and love for one another and for their fellow citizens of the United States of America at large.
And finally that Thou wilt most graciously be pleased to dispose us all to do justice,
to love mercy and to demean ourselves with that charity,
humility and pacific temper of mind which were the characteristics of The Divine Author of our blessed religion,
and without whose example in these things we can never hope to be a happy nation.
Grant our supplication, we beseech thee, through Jesus Christ Our Lord.