Prayer Intentions of the VMYIS 2012
January: That young people might become involved in the cause of peace and give witness to Christ to all those persons whom they encounter.
February: That the Lord might support the efforts of young people who, as committed Christians, serve the elderly, the infirm and those who are in some way challenged … may the Lord provide ways so that all these persons might have access to the resources that they need.
March: That we might recognize and affirm the contributions of women in the development of society and that the Holy Spirit might grant the gift of perseverance to all those who are persecuted in the name of Christ.
April: That the Risen Lord might help young men and women discern their call to the priesthood, religious life or marriage.
May: That Mary, the Queen of the world and the Star of evangelization, might accompany all young women and men as they proclaim the good news of Jesus to those who are most in need.
June: That young people might see and recognize the living presence of the Risen Lord in the Eucharist and that there they might also rediscover and fulfill their mission to proclaim the gospel.
July: As the members of the Vincentian Marian Youth celebrate their feast, may they give thanks to God for being able to give the witness of Christ’s love to those who are most poor.
August: That the members of the Vincentian Marian Youth might proclaim and give witness to the gospel throughout the world.
September: That the Lord might touch the hearts of young men and women and give them a desire to engage in the mission, courage to denounce injustices, and the strength to build a better world.
October: That the Vincentian Marian Youth Association might act creatively and effectively as they engage in the New Evangelization.
November: That Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal might help all young people to discover the mission that God has entrusted to them.
December: That the light of Christ might shine forth from Bethlehem and enlighten all young people. May this same light be seen on the faces of those who are most forgotten and isolated and abandoned.