The Parish of 
Sacred Heart & Saint Alban 

Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

Maps and Directions. Home. Mass & Confession. Thought for the Week. Papal Reflections. Galleries. Sacraments. Ministries. Calendar. News. Parish Groups. Links. Contacts.

Papal Reflections

Pope Francis’s Prayer Intention

for July 2019

There is a belief inbuilt from childhood that

justice will always prevail. As we grow older, we

realise that justice needs a helping hand. We realise specifically, that there are many without a voice who unable to defend themselves. These might include the elderly, the disabled, the imprisoned or the enslaved. We all need to keep an eye open for the injustices going on around us.

This month we are invited to join in Pope Francis's prayer intention “…..That those who administer justice may work with integrity and that the injustice

Peace Actions for July

14 July is Sea Sunday. On this day we support the seafarers who face danger and poor working conditions to bring us food and supplies.

 18 July is “Nelson Mandela International Day” in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom. Read 'Higher Than Hope,' the Authorized Biography of Nelson Mandela.

 In the current atmosphere of political insecurity, use your skills to set about healing feelings of distrust and hurt.

URL: official Twitter page of His Holiness Pope Francis

Each month the Pope entrusts prayer intentions to his Worldwide Prayer Network, the Apostleship of Prayer. These intentions express his great concern for humanity and the mission of the Church. His monthly prayer intention (one month is universal and the next month is for evangelization) is a global call to transform our prayer into “concrete gestures” of service. It is a monthly action plan mobilizing us to work together to build a more human and caring world.