Everyone knows that the more people who pray for something, the more power that prayer has. That’s one of the reasons why we all naturally ask others to pray for (or with) us. As St. Thomas Aquinas tells us, "The prayers of the many cannot go unheeded, when they unite in one." St. Ambrose tells us, "Many who are weak, when united become strong; and it is impossible that the prayers of many should not be heard." St. Alphonsus Ligouri tells us, "God also hears their prayers the more readily; for He has Himself said, that He grants graces more willingly to prayers offered up in common." As famed pastor E.M. Bounds once put it, “Units of prayer combined, like drops of water, make an ocean that defies resistance.” I’m sure you get the point by now, so let me move on to what's on this page.
What you're seeing here is a Community Prayer Registry (CPR): a list of prayers submitted by our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world that anyone can then see and pray for using the registry. What's special about a CPR though?
It allows people to not only easily extend the reach of their prayer requests, but also derive the emotional and psychological benefits we as humans get from being able to see outward (and here digital) signs of the spiritual support others give.
You can use this CPR in one (or both) of two ways:
1) By hitting the “Submit Prayer” button in the upper right hand corner of this screen and submitting any prayer(s) you want the world’s help praying for, and/or
2) By praying for the prayers others have already submitted via hitting the “Pray For This” button on any of the prayers you see below.
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