Intentions for January 2023
General Intention: Lord Jesus Christ, we pray for end to inflation in the world. Inflation hurts people. Stop governments from printing excess notes and devaluing their currencies. Stop exchange rate manipulation. End deficit financing.
Missionary Intention: Lord Jesus Christ, we pray that all Non-Christians in Indonesia and Indonesian Non-Christians abroad receive baptism and become Catholics. We pray that all Orthodox and Protestants in Indonesia become Catholics. Grant that all Catholics in Indonesia keep commandments and lead good and chaste lives; keep Sunday and holy day obligation; do not take part in any Non-Christian ceremony or ritual; do not steal, murder or bear false witness; and do not covet neighbour’s belongings.
Unity Intention: Lord Jesus Christ, as we observe Unity Octave from 18 to 25 January, we pray that all Christians unite. Grant that Albanian, Alexandrian, Antiochian, Armenian, Assyrian, Bulgarian, Byzantine (Constantinople), Coptic, Cypriot, Ethiopic, Georgian, Greek, Jerusalem, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian and other Orthodox become Catholics. Grant that Adventists, Anglicans, Baptists, Calvinists, Congregationalists, Episcopalians, Evangelicals, Lutherans, Methodists, Pentecostals, Presbyterians, Quakers, Salvation Army, Unitarians and other Protestants become Catholics.