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Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017

Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Liturgical Color – Purple


Isaiah 65: 17-21 – Psalm 30 – John 4:43-54

Thought of the day

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering you own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew.”

-Saint Francis de Sales, Sign of the Cross

  Weekly Prayer

O Lord God,
king of heaven and earth,
keep us safe this day,
direct and sanctify us,
rule and govern our hearts and bodies,
our thoughts and words and deeds,
so that, now and ever, we may,
with your help, attain salvation and freedom,
O Savior of the World.

Dirigere et Sanctificare (7th century)

  The Pope’s Prayer Intentions for March 2017

  • Comfort for the Afflicted

    That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.

  • Urgent Intention – Sacredness of Life

    We pray for the children who are in danger of the interruption of pregnancy, as well as for persons who are at the end of life — every life is sacred! — so that no one is left alone and that love may defend the meaning of life.


    Pope Francis will announce his urgent intention during his first Sunday Angelus address of each month, after which both prayer intentions will be updated here for the month.

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