Catholic Life, Faith and Prayer

Why Praying for the Needs of Others Matters

This post was contributed by Fouad Abou-Rizk of Humanitarian Prayers.

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The word intercede means to intervene between parties with a view to reconciling differences. We intercede to God on behalf of others. Intercession is prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of another.

While we should pray for our own needs: that of our health, faith, and well-being, praying for the needs of others is a great way to love our neighbors, especially those we will never have the opportunity to meet. Continue reading “Why Praying for the Needs of Others Matters”

Faith and Prayer

Jesus Was a Refugee and other Biblical reasons to stand with refugees

This post is written by Fouad Abou-Rizk, author of Humanitarian Prayers.

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Why Standing With Refugees is Very Biblical was originally published in full on Humanitarian Prayers.

In this article, Fouad gives examples of Biblical refugees, including Jesus, that inspire us to stand with refugees in 2018. Continue reading “Jesus Was a Refugee and other Biblical reasons to stand with refugees”