Pope’s Prayer Intention for August

Pope’s Prayer Intention for August

Each month, the Holy Father asks us to pray for his monthly prayer intention. During August he has been asking us to pray for small and medium-sized businesses. You can read more below and click on the image to watch the Pope Video for August…

As a consequence of the pandemic and the wars, the world is facing a grave socio-economic crisis. We still don’t realize it! And among those most affected are small and medium-sized businesses. Stores, workshops, cleaning businesses, transportation businesses, and so many others. The ones that don’t appear on the world’s richest and most powerful lists, and despite the difficulties, they create jobs, fulfilling their social responsibility. The ones that invest in the common good instead of hiding their money in tax havens. They all dedicate an immense creative capacity to changing things from the bottom up, from where the best creativity always comes from. With courage, with effort, with sacrifice, they invest in life, creating wellbeing, opportunities, and work.

Let us pray for small and medium-sized businesses, hard hit by the economic and social crisis, so they may find ways to continue operating, and serving their communities.