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Catholic Prayers and Prayer Resources

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Our Current Prayer

Please join us in praying and sharing this month's prayer.

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As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to serving people around the world. It guides our actions, it binds us in solidarity to one another and connects us more deeply with the grace that flows from God.

We invite you to explore these resources. Please include them in your ministries, classrooms and catechism classes. Share them with your parishes or prayer groups.

Climate Change Prayer Service

Pray and reflect with your community on our call to respond to the needs of our sisters and brothers most vulnerable to the impact of climate change.


Ten-minute Online Prayer Retreat for Hunger


Pray and reflect on the global hunger crisis that is being heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic and impacting millions of our sisters and brothers.


Light a Virtual Votive

"In prayer, God keeps calling us, opening our hearts to charity."

— Pope Francis

Light a candle and say a prayer for your loved ones and our brothers and sisters around the world. Your intentions will be remembered at Mass offered in St. Stephen's Chapel at Catholic Relief Services world headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland.


Catholic Prayer Book: Prayers of the Faithful

Download Prayers of the Faithful. This free book includes traditional Catholic prayers such as "Our Father," "Act of Contrition," "The Apostles’ Creed" and "Hail Holy Queen", illustrated by pictures of the faith at work around the world. Live your faith, make an impact and share in the work that generous supporters like you make possible.


Catholic Prayer Book: Walk with Me

Download Walk with Me: A 21-Day Prayer Journey Around the World. The free book includes 21 days of prayers and reflections; devotions for people around the world; prayers for mothers, children, refugees and for the Church around the world; and stunning, full-color photographs of people helped by the work of Catholic Relief Services.

Pope Francis Quote Book

"Whenever we do something together, something good, something beautiful, everyone changes. All of us change in some way and this does us good."

— Pope Francis

This uplifting free book includes 12 inspiring quotes by Pope Francis, beautiful full-color images of people and places around the world and stories of how the generosity of people like you make an impact on so many.


Prayers and General Intercessions Relating to Current Events and Emergencies

You read about a disaster or major crisis or see it reported on the news. What can you do? It’s simple—pray. We have compiled a list of prayers and general intercessions to help you and your faith communities help others in everyday life.

Search Our Prayers

The CRS Resource Center offers an easy way to discover prayers important to you and your life. In addition, you can find other ministry tools for prayer, formation and action with a global perspective.

USCCB Prayers and Devotions

Explore the origins and importance of prayer. Find devotions, litanies, devotions and more resources through the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.


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