Catholic Sisters Week: daily prayers March 8-14

03/03/2022 9:21 am


Fifty-two weeks a year women religious stand with the poor and immigrants, teach children, fight injustice, heal the sick, share spirituality, empower women, defend the planet, promote peace, create community, offer hope … let us pray together in gratitude during Catholic Sisters Week 2022.

Intercessory Prayers

March 8


During this Catholic Sisters Week, we gratefully lift up the women religious throughout the years who have brought the Lord’s light into our broken world. Their work, done as the hands and feet of Christ, is a reflection of Christ’s grace and mercy, thus we pray…

March 9
During this Catholic Sisters Week, we thank our Lord and Savior for the gift of the sky, giving us promise for humanity’s future. Such hope is manifested through the work of women religious who have continually reached out to the lost, the overlooked and the needy, sharing their faith and confidence in the Lord’s peace and purpose, thus we pray…

March 10
During this Catholic Sisters Week, we show appreciation for the associates and oblates who are as the earth, seas, plants and trees, fulfilling and enriching our world. The diversity and compassion they bring to their work enhances life throughout the globe, helping all of creation to better abide with our Lord, thus we pray…

March 11
During this Catholic Sisters Week, we acknowledge those who are discerning, as they allow themselves growth through the process. Just as the sun, moon and stars, there is a cycle to the progression, one that embraces introspection and wisdom, service and enrichment, thus we pray…

March 12
During this Catholic Sisters Week, we reflect on the variety that God brought forth in the creatures in the sea and creatures that fly. Similar to this diversity is that of the donors and benefactors of women religious, those who have such different reasons for their generous giving yet feel called to support and encourage, thus we pray…

March 13
During this Catholic Sisters Week, we recognize the people of the earth, especially those who are served by women religious. Throughout the globe, the needs are many, so the service and compassion of women religious must be ongoing, freshened by God’s love flowing through and into those in need. May our Lord reach the hearts of those who are serving and being served, thus we pray…

March 14
During this Catholic Sisters Week, we acknowledge that, on the seventh day, God rested. Thus, we realize what is needed is a day for celebration, a Sabbath time for rejoicing in all that has been done and time for refilling our souls, bodies and minds for the work yet to come. We thank our God for the blessing of service done and ask for guidance on service to come, as women religious continue to devote themselves to Christ’s work on our earth, thus we pray…

Learn more about Celebrating Traditions, Changing the World, Catholic Sisters Week 2022

Click or tap here to visit the Catholic Sisters Week website to learn how you can engage even further in this week of gratitude! And if you're interested in joining the Eco-Challenge, click or tap here for Ecochallenge: Reduce Plastic Waste info!


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