That through a reflective and prayerful reading of the Sacred Scriptures the Holy Spirit may inspire us to grow in our knowledge and appreciation of Christ and to strive earnestly to become more like Him. (Art.62)
For the grace to imitate the zeal of our Founders.
That through the intercession of St. Kateri Tekakwitha we may pray for our Native Americans.
For a return to the faith for those who are lapsed Catholics.
Grant, O Lord, that the opportunity you now offer me to serve you further among people may be used for your greater glory and according to your holy will... (Paris, 8/1/1839)