World Mission Rosary Intentions: November 19 – December 2, 2012

World Mission Rosary Intentions

November 19 -December 2, 2012

Servants of Saint Camillus Disaster Relief Services (SOS DRS)/Camillian Task Force (CTF)

“When the World Mission Rosary is completed, one has embraced all continents, all people in prayer.”

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen


Instructions for Praying World Mission Rosary English; Spanish; Italian

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General Rosary Intention: That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom, make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.

Africa (Green Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Benedict of Nursia, the Patron Saint of Civil Engineers, may come to the aid of those affected by Melcom Department Store collapse in Ghana. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Africa.

Disaster: Melcom Department Store Collapse Map of Ghana Extract from Ghana: Accra’s Melcom shop collapse in Ghana: Search for bodies ends: “Rescue efforts at the multi-storey shopping centre that collapsed in Ghana’s capital, Accra, last week have ended, officials have said. The final death toll was 14, not 18 as initially reported by rescuers, while 67 people survived, the officials said. Faulty construction has been blamed for Wednesday’s collapse of the Melcom store, which opened earlier this year. The owner of the building and the local government official in charge of building standards have been detained. President John Dramani Mahama said those responsible for the ‘negligence will pay a price’. . . . Ghanaian army spokesman Col M’bawine Atintande said on Sunday that rescuers had reached “ground zero” and they did not expect to find more bodies. A total of 81 people had been pulled out of the rubble, with 14 of them dead, he said, without explaining why rescuers earlier said 18 people had died. Of the 67 who had been taken to hospital, 13 were still receiving treatment while 54 had been discharged, Col Atintande added. . . . Officials from Ghana’s National Disaster Management Organization have blamed poor foundations for the structure’s collapse. On Thursday, the Ghana Institution of Engineering said the building did not have a permit, which meant the city authorities may not have inspected the building before it opened.” See also: Store building collapses in Ghana, More Kenyan police bodies found. VIDEO: Ghana: Accra’s Melcom department store collapses.

Saint  Benedict of Nursia: Patron Saint of Civil Engineers (Feast Dates:March 11, March 14, July 11) Extract from Extract from Saint Benedict of Nursia: “Born to the Roman nobility. Twin brother of Saint Scholastica. Studied in Rome, Italy, but was dismayed by the lack of discipline and the lackadaisical attitude of his fellow students. Fled to the mountains near Subiaco, living as a hermit in a cave for three years; reported to have been fed by a raven. His virtues caused an abbey to request him to lead them. . . . His discipline was such that an attempt was made on his life; some monks tried by poison him, but he blessed the cup and rendered it harmless. He returned to his cave, but continued to attract followers, and eventually established twelve monasteries. Had the ability to read consciences, the gift of prophesy, and could forestall attacks of the devil.”  See pictures of Saint Benedict of Nursia, See also: March 11, March 14, July 11 – Saint Benedict of Nursia: Patron Saint of Civil Engineers, The Rule of St. Benedict, Prayers to St. Benedict.

Oceania (Blue Beads)  

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of  St. Brigid of Ireland, the Patron Saint of Travelers, may come to the aid of those affected by the train crash in  Victoria, Australia. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Oceania.

Disaster:  Passenger Train Crash Map of Australia Extract from One dead as train crashes, derails in Australia: “SYDNEY (AFP) – One man died and about a dozen others were injured Saturday when a passenger train smashed into a truck and derailed in the southern Australian state of Victoria, authorities said. The accident happened when the rear trailer of a truck attempting to drive across a level crossing in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong South was struck by the passenger train, police investigators have been told. ‘There was this massive sonic, the factory was shaking. You could just hear the train derailing and going through the gravel,’ said Angelo Galluccio, a local business owner. . . . . Television images of the crash showed crumpled train carriages lying smashed into each other across the tracks after one carriage tipped over and three others derailed on impact. . . . Emergency workers freed the train driver after more than an hour and he is reportedly in a critical condition with injuries to the lower half of his body. The driver of the truck did not require hospital treatment. The bulk of the dozen or so injured passengers received mostly minor injuries. Police said the man who died, thought to be aged in his 30s, was found in the rubble but could not be saved. ‘Emergency workers located a man in cardiac arrest near the train cabin. Despite attempts by paramedics to treat the man, he died at the scene,’ they said in a statement. . . . ‘Obviously what we have seen here today is a terrible tragedy,’ said Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu. ‘It’s extraordinary that no more lives have been lost.’” See also:  Fatal passenger train crash in Australia, One dead in Australian train crash. VIDEO: One dead, 9 injured in Metro train crash, Train crash hero.

Saint Brigid of Ireland: Patron Saint of Travelers (Feast Dates: February 1, June 10) Extract from St. Brigid of Ireland: “Brigid is often called the Mary of the Gael. At about 453 AD, a child was born out of wedlock between Dubhtach and one of his Christian slaves named Brocessa. The slave girl was sent to a cabin at the foot of the Cooley Mountains near Dundalk, Co Louth, to have the child. The baby was a healthy girl, which was no great joy to Dubhtach who wanted a son. The mother was sold to a Chieftain in Connaught, and the child was given to a Druid to be raised and educated. In keeping with the life planned for her, she became a vestal virgin in service to the Goddess Brid, and eventually high priestess at the Kil Dara (the temple of the oak), a pagan sanctuary built from the wood of a tree sacred to the Druids. There she and her companions kept a perpetual ritual fire, in honor of Brid. The exact circumstance of her conversion to Christianity are unknown, though it is certain that her Christian mother was a guiding influence. Brigid changed the pagan sanctuary of Kil Dara into a Christian shrine, which gave its name to the present County Kildare. She extinguished the ritual fire of the Druids, and lit a flame dedicated to Christ.” See picture of St. Brigid of Ireland. See also: February 1, June 10: Saint Brigid of Ireland: Patron Saint of Travelers,  Some Catholic Prayers to Saint Brigid.

Europe (White Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary, Our Lady of Loreto,  the Patron Saint of Italy, may come to the aid of those affected by flooding in central and northern Italy.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Europe.

Disaster: Flooding Map of Italy Extract from Italy floods: Six killed in port city Genoa: “At least six people were killed when the Italian port city of Genoa was hit by flash floods during torrential rainfall. Five of the victims, including two children, died when the lobby of an apartment block in which they had sought shelter flooded. A woman was apparently crushed by cars being swept away by the water. The Genoa city website advised people not to leave their homes and to climb to the upper floors. Several people are missing in the city. “This was a completely unexpected tragedy,” said Genoa mayor Marta Vicenzi.Television footage showed cars floating and people wading knee-deep through flooded streets in Genoa, the largest city on Italy’s north western coast. Hundreds of shops were flooded and emergency officials urged residents to move to high ground as two rivers burst their banks. Firefighters used rubber dinghies and divers to evacuate people, officials said.” See also: Italy floods prompt fears for future of farming. VIDEOS: Italy flooded after heavy rains,  Several dead after floods hit Tuscany and Liguria.

Saint Mary, Our Lady of Loreto: Patron Saint of Italy (Feast Dates: May 9, November 10, December 10) Extract from Our Lady of Loreto The Holy House of Nazareth: “December 10th, 1294, in the area of Loreto, Italy (across the Adriatic Sea and southwest of Tersatto,) shepherds reported seeing a house in the sky, flying across the sea, supported by Angels. They reported, one of the Angels (Michael) wore a red cape, and seemed to be leading the others. They saw Our Lady and the Baby Jesus seated on top of the house. The Angels continued inland, about four miles, and landed with their precious house and its Royal Passengers into a wooded area called Banderuola. The news spread, quickly drawing many people to pilgrimage to the House in Banderuola. But they were not all working on the same agenda. Robbers came to waylay, rob, and beat the pilgrims. The faithful stopped coming, and the house quickly fell into neglect. The Angels, who had been put in charge of protecting the House, lifted it again and set it down on a small hill in the middle of a farm. The only problem was, this land was owned by two brothers, named Antici, who began fighting immediately over ownership of the house. So the Angels moved the house, a third time, to another hill. This time they placed it down on the middle of a road, the site it occupies now, and has for the last 700 years. Tradition tells us that as soon as the house moved off the brothers’ property, they became the best of friends. The Angels had moved the Holy House three times in one year.” See also: May 9, November 10, December 10 – Our Lady of Loreto: Patron Saint of Aviation,  NOVENA TO OUR LADY OF LORETO.

America (Red Beads)    

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Francis Borgia, the Patron Saint against Earthquakes, may come to the aid of those affected by the recent earthquake in  Guatemala.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in

America.Disaster: Earthquake Map of Guatemala Extract from Guatemala earthquake kills dozens: “A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday morning, killing at least 45 people, according to the country’s president. Otto Pérez Molina told a news conference not all the deaths had been confirmed, but witnesses reported seeing people buried in some of the 30 houses that collapsed in the town of San Marcos, near the north-western border with Mexico, where most of the damage was reported. The quake, which was about 20 miles deep and centred 15 miles off the coastal town of Champerico and about 100 miles south-west of Guatemala City, shook buildings as far away as Mexico City and El Salvador. Survivors on radio and social media talked of widespread landslides and scores of people trapped. But accounts of injuries and deaths were difficult to independently confirm as communication and roads to San Marcos had been severed. It was the largest earthquake to strike Guatemala since 1976, when 23,000 people were killed during a similar disaster in the small central American country.” See also: Another earthquake hits Guatemala. VIDEO: 48 dead after earthquake rocks Guatemala. CTF/SOS DRS Recent Response to Disasters in America: Haiti, Chile.

Saint Francis Borgia: Patron Saint Against Earthquakes (Feast Date: October 10) Extract from St. Francis Borgia: “Francis was a young nobleman at the court of the King of Spain. He became a Duke when he was only thirty-three and lived a happy, peaceful life with his wife Eleanor and their eight children. But unlike so many other powerful nobles, Francis was a perfect Christian gentleman, a true man of God and his great joy was to receive Holy Communion often. This happy life ended when his beloved wife died. Francis did something that astonished all the nobles of Spain; he gave up his Dukedom to his son Charles and became a Jesuit priest. So many people came to his first Mass that they had to set up an altar outdoors, but his Superior tested him by treating him in exactly the opposite way he had been used to all his forty-one years of life. He who had once been a Duke had to help the cook, carrying wood for the fire and sweeping the kitchen. When he served food to the priests and brothers, he had to kneel down in front of them all and beg them to forgive him for being so clumsy! Still he never once complained or grumbled. The only time he became angry was when anyone treated him with respect as if he was still a Duke.”  See PICTURE of St. Francis Borgia. See also: October 10: Saint Francis Borgia: Patron Saint Against Earthquakes,  PRAYER FOR THE FEAST OF SAINT FRANCIS BORGIA.

Asia (Yellow Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Agatha, the Patron Saint against earthquakes, may come to the aid of those affected by the earthquakes in northern Myanmar.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Asia.

Disaster: Earthquakes Map of Myanmar (Burma) Extract from Second quake hits northern Myanmar: “A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has struck Myanmar, hours after a stronger tremor killed at least 12 people and injured dozens more, the US Geological Survey says. The USGS said the quake, early on early Monday morning, occurred at a depth of 9km, 135km north of the central city of Mandalay. Hours earlier a strong earthquake struck the same region of northern Myanmar. Scattered damage and injuries also were reported on Sunday in areas close to the quake’s epicentre. According to news reports, the most significant damage appeared to be the collapsing of bridge under construction across the Irrawaddy River in the town of Shwebo, the location of the quake’s epicentre. The website of Weekly Eleven magazine said five people were killed when the bridge, which was 80 per cent built, collapsed. According to a witness, the huge concrete gate of a monastery collapsed and several sculptures from another pagoda were damaged in the town. A series of strong aftershocks on Sunday added to the nervousness. The shallow 6.8-magnitude quake hit around 116km north of Mandalay at a depth of just 10km, the USGS said. It initially put the magnitude of the quake at 7.0. The were no immediate reports of casualties but building standards are generally poor in the country formerly known as Burma, one of Asia’s most impoverished nations.” See also: Burma earthquake leaves at least 12 feared dead. VIDEOS: Myanmar quake victims seek shelter in tents. CTF/SOS DRS Response to Disasters in Asia: 2011-10 Floods in Thailand, Pakistan,

St. Agatha of Sicily: Patron Saint against Earthquakes (Feast Date: February 5) Extract from Saint Agatha of Sicily : “We have little reliable information about this martyr, who has been honoured since ancient times, and whose name is included in the canon of the Mass. Young, beautiful and rich, Agatha lived a life consecrated to God. When Decius announced the edicts against Christians, the magistrate Quinctianus tried to profit by Agatha’s sanctity; he planned to blackmail her into sex in exchange for not charging her. . . .” .See pictures of Saint Agatha of Sicily. See also: February 5 – Saint Agatha of Sicily: Patron Saint against Fires, Volcanic Eruptions, Earthquakes, Disasters and Natural Disasters, PRAYERS to Saint Agatha.

Printable World Mission Rosary Intentions: November 19 – December 2, 2012

Servants of Saint Camillus Disaster Relief Services (SOS DRS)/Camillian Task Force (CTF)

“When the World Mission Rosary is completed, one has embraced all continents, all people in prayer.” Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen    

Kreyol Version  

May Jesus Bless You!          ay y Jesus Bless Yo

General Rosary Intention:  That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom, make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.

Africa (Green Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Benedict of Nursia, the Patron Saint of Civil Engineers, may come to the aid of those affected by Melcom Department Store collapse in Ghana. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Africa.

Oceania (Blue Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of  St. Brigid of Ireland, the Patron Saint of Travelers, may come to the aid of those affected by the train crash in  Victoria, Australia. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Oceania.

Europe (White Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary, Our Lady of Loreto,  the Patron Saint of Italy, may come to the aid of those affected by flooding in central and northern Italy.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Europe.

America (Red Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Francis Borgia, the Patron Saint of against Earthquakes, may come to the aid of those affected by the recent earthquake in  Guatemala.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in America.

Asia (Yellow Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Agatha, the Patron Saint against earthquakes, may come to the aid of those affected by the earthquakes in northern Myanmar.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Asia.

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World Mission Rosary Intentions: November 5 – November 18, 2012

World Mission Rosary Intentions

November 5 – November 18, 2012

Servants of Saint Camillus Disaster Relief Services (SOS DRS)/Camillian Task Force (CTF)

“When the World Mission Rosary is completed, one has embraced all continents,

all people in prayer.”

    Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Instructions for Praying World Mission Rosary English;  Spanish;  Italian

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General Rosary Intention: That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom, make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.
Africa (Green Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Charles Borromeo, the Patron Saint against Intestinal Disorders, may come to the aid of those affected by Cholera in Sierra Leone. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Africa.

Disaster: Cholera Map of Sierra Leone Extract from: Cholera in Sierra Leone – update: “The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) continues to work closely with partners at the national and international levels to step up response to the ongoing cholera outbreak. Twelve of the 13 districts in Sierra Leone have been affected since the beginning of the year. . . . In July 2012, the President of Sierra Leone declared the cholera epidemic a ‘humanitarian crisis’. A high level Presidential Cholera Task Force was subsequently established to oversee coordination, mobilization of resources and guide the response.  A multi-sectoral approach to the response has been adopted involving the MOHS and other line ministries such as Finance, Information and Communication, and local governments together with partners and stakeholders.” See also: In pictures: Sierra Leone’s cholera outbreak, SLIDESHOW: Cholera ebbing in Sierra Leone. VIDEOS: Cholera: West Africa’s recurring nightmare.

Saint Charles Borromeo: Patron Saint of Intestinal Disorders (Feast Date: November 5) Extract from St. Charles Borromeo: “Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal-Priest of the Title of St. Prassede, Papal Secretary of State under Pius IV, and one of the chief factors in the Catholic Counter-Reformation — was born in the Castle of Arona, a town on the southern shore of the Lago Maggiore in northern Italy, 2 October, 1538; died at Milan, 3 November, 1584. His emblem is the word humilitas crowned, which is a portion of the Borromeo shield. He is usually represented in art in his cardinal’s robes, barefoot, carrying the cross as archbishop; a rope round his neck, one hand raised in blessing, thus recalling his work during the plague.” See PICTURE of Saint Charles Borromeo. See also: November 4 – Saint Charles Borromeo: Patron Saint for Intestinal Disorders, NOVENA to Saint Charles Borromeo.

Oceania (Blue Beads)  

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Elizabeth of Portugal, the Patron Saint of Peace, may come to the aid of those affected by Islamic militant terrorist plots in Indonesia. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Oceania.

Disaster: Islamic Militant Terrorism Map of Indonesia Extract from Indonesia terror raids net 11 suspects, state media reports: “Indonesian police arrested 11 people Saturday during a series of raids on a terrorist group that was plotting attacks on targets that included a U.S. Consulate in East Java, state media reported. The suspects are believed to belong to a newly formed terrorist cell under the control of Hasmi, which stands for Harakat Sunni for Indonesia Community, National Police headquarters spokesman Inspector Gen. Suhardi Alius is quoted as saying, according to the official Antara news agency. . . . Among its targets was the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya, East Java . . . . Police operations were carried out in Madiun, East Java, Solo in Central Java, Bogor in West Java and Palmerah, as well as Kebong Kacang in Jakarta, Antara reported. In the locations, police discovered bomb-making materials and manuals, ammunition and detonators, the police spokesman said. Indonesia, a Southeast Asian nation which is majority Sunni Muslim, has the largest Muslim population in the world.” See also: Plot on U.S. Targets Cited in 11 Arrests by Indonesia, Indonesia police arrest 11 over suspected terror plots., Indonesia Arrests 11 It Says Were Plotting Attack on U.S. Embassy. VIDEOS: Police on Java arrest Islamist suspects. CTF/SOS DRS Recent Response to Disasters in Oceania.

Saint Elizabeth of Portugal, Patron Saint Invoked in Times of War (Feast Date: July 4)(Canonized May 25, 1625) Extract from: Elizabeth of Portugal: “Elizabeth was a Spanish princess who was given in marriage to King Denis of Portugal at the age of twelve. She was very beautiful and very lovable. She was also very devout, and went to Mass every day. Elizabeth was a holy wife, but although her husband was fond of her at first, he soon began to cause her great suffering. In his last sickness, she never left his side, except for Mass, until he died a holy death. St. Elizabeth lived for eleven more years, doing even greater charity and penance. She was a wonderful model of kindness toward the poor and a successful peacemaker between members of her own family and between nations. Because St. Elizabeth was faithful to daily Mass, she found strength to carry her many great crosses. See PICTURES of Saint Elizabeth of Portugal. See also:  July 4 – Saint Elizabeth of Portugal: Patron Saint of Peace – Invoked in Times of War, July 4 – Prayer to St. Elizabeth of Portugal.

Europe (White Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary, Our Lady of Ransom, the Patron Saint of Spain, may come to the aid of those affected by unemployment in Spain and elsewhere in Europe.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Europe.

Disaster: Unemployment Map of Spain Extract from Unemployment in Spain Exceeds 25%, Taking Economic Misery to New Levels: “Though hardly a surprise, Friday’s report that Spain’s unemployment rate had surpassed 25 percent was bad news for a government that recently trumpeted a streamlining of its labor market rules. The ranks of the unemployed swelled to 5.78 million people at the end of the third quarter, compared with 5.69 million a quarter earlier and 2.6 million four years ago, when Spain’s property bubble burst, the report said. The jobs data signaled a deepening recession and raised the likelihood that Spain would again miss budget targets agreed to with other euro zone countries. There was, however, one perversely positive element to the report: the labor picture is so bleak that it could help Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy make the case that Germany and other lenders cannot risk imposing further austerity measures on Spain’s economy in return for providing more European rescue funding.”  See also: Eurozone unemployment hits record high and reveals two-speed Europe, Spain jobless rate hits new high in third quarter, Euro unemployment hits new high. VIDEOS: Spain unemployment hits record high, Record unemployment in Spain, Unemployment in Greece set to hit new highs, Unemployment woes continue in Italy.

Saint Mary, Our Lady of Mercy (Our Lady of Ransom), Patron Saint of Spain (Feast Date:  September 24) Extract from: September 24 – Feast of Our Lady of Ransom: “The world goes on its laborious way, proud of its riches, of its power, of its arms, of its genius; the Church goes onward along the course of ages with an even step, trusting in God only, to Whom, day and night, she lifts her eyes and her suppliant hands. Even though in her prudence she neglects not the human aid which Providence and the times afford her, not in these does she put her trust, which rests in prayer, in supplication, in the invocation of God. Thus it is that she renews her vital breath; the diligence of her prayer has caused her, in her aloofness from worldly things and in her continual union with the Divine will, to live the tranquil and peaceful life of Our very Lord Jesus Christ; being herself the image of Christ, whose happy and perpetual joy was hardly marred by the horror of the torments He endured for us. . . .”  See PICTURE of Our Lady of Mercy. See also:  September 24 – Saint Mary, Our Lady of Mercy (Our Lady of Ransom)(Patron Saint of Spain), PRAYER for the Feast of Our Lady of Ransom, PRAYER to Our Lady of Mercy – St. Augustine of Hippo.

America (Red Beads)  

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary Ann Paredes, the Patron Saint of the Americas, may come to the aid of those affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Americas. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in America.

Disaster: Hurricane Sandy Map of America Extract from New Jersey Is Reeling From Punch by a Storm: “New Jersey was reeling on Wednesday from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which has caused catastrophic flooding here in Hoboken and in other New York City suburbs, destroyed entire neighborhoods across the state and wiped out iconic boardwalks in shore towns that had enchanted generations of vacationgoers. Though the storm raged up the East Coast, it has become increasingly apparent that New Jersey took the brunt of it. Officials estimated that the state suffered many billions of dollars in property damage. About a quarter of the state’s population — more than two million people — remained without power on Wednesday, and more than 6,000 were still in shelters, state emergency officials said. At least eight people died, and officials expressed deep concerns that the toll would rise as more searches of homes were carried out. On Wednesday, President Obama visited the state and viewed the destruction with Gov. Chris Christie. ‘The entire country has been watching what’s been happening,’ Mr. Obama said at a stop in Atlantic County at the Brigantine Beach Community Center in Brigantine. ‘Everybody knows how hard Jersey has been hit.’” See also: Haiti food fears grow after Sandy, Storm Sandy: Eastern US gets back on its feet, As Hurricane Sandy nears, 450,000 on East Coast told to evacuate. VIDEOS: Superstorm Sandy cuts power to 8.1 million homes, What Sandy left in its wake – Day 2, New Jersey is Reeling from Sandy’s landfall, Hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc in Haiti (1:08), Haiti struggles in Hurricane Sandy aftermath, A look at some of Sandy’s victims. CTF/SOS DRS Recent Response to Disasters in America: Haiti, Chile.
Saint Mary Ann de Paredes: Patron Saint of the Americas (Feast Date: May 26) Extract from Mary Ann de Paredes:  “Daughter of Don Girolamo Flores Zenel de Paredes, a nobleman of Toledo, and Doña Mariana Cranobles de Xaramilo; Her birth was accompanied by unusual celestial phenomena. Orphaned very young, she was raised by her older sister and her husband. Mary Ann was a pious child with a devotion to Mary. She was miraculously saved from death several times. Attracted to religious life at an early age, at ten she made vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. She initially wanted to be a Dominican nun, but instead became a hermit in home of her sister. Her life changed at that point, and except to attend church, she never left the house again. Given to severe austerities, she slept little, and ate an ounce of dry bread every eight or ten days, surviving solely on the Eucharist which she received during daily Communion. Given to ecstacies; had gifts of prophecy, remote viewing, reading of hearts, healing by making the Sign of the Cross or sprinkling with holy water, and at least once restored a dead person to life. During a series of earthquakes in 1645, and inevitable epidemics that followed them, in Quito, Ecuador she publicly offered herself as a victim for the city and died shortly after. Immediately after her death there blossomed a pure white lily from her blood. The Republic of Ecuador has declared her a national heroine.” See PICTURE of Saint Mary Ann de Paredes.  See also: May 26 – Saint Mary Ann de Paredes: Patron Saint of the Americas.  

Asia (Yellow Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Francis Xavier, the Patron Saint of China and of India, may come to the aid of those affected by violent storms in Asia. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Asia.

Disaster: Storms-Typhoon Son-Tinh and Cyclone Nilan Map of Asia Extract from Typhoon Son-Tinh kills dozens in Philippines: “The death toll from Typhoon Son-Tinh in the Philippines has risen sharply to 24, as casualty reports come in from isolated central islands and the far-flung south, the government said. Drowning and landslides were given as the cause of 11 deaths on small islands in the country’s mid-section, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said in its latest tally on Saturday. The other 13 victims were carried away by flash floods, buried by landslides, hit by falling trees and flying debris, electrocuted, or died from exposure to the cold, it added. The official death toll from the typhoon, which was classed as a weaker “tropical storm” when it passed over the Philippines, had previously stood at six on Friday. Eight fishermen from the central and southern Philippines remained missing at sea, the government agency said. Rescuers are also still searching for a man believed buried in a landslide on the main southern island of Mindanao, it said, adding that more than 15,000 people displaced by the storm were still sheltering at government buildings and receiving disaster aid. Food and other forms of aid were given to nearly 40,000 others who chose to remain at home or temporarily moved in with relatives or friends, it added. The Philippines endures about 20 major storms or typhoons each year that occur mainly during the rainy season between June and October.” See also: Storm Son-Tinh batters Asia; more than 30 reported dead, Cyclone Nilam hits Tamil Nadu, thousands evacuated, Tropical Storm Nilam. VIDEOS: Cyclone Nilam buffets India coast,Cyclone Nilam: Oil tanker runs aground; 6 sailors still missing – NewsX, Cyclone Nilam: Body of another sailor found, 4 still missing, Typhoon Son Tinh Hits S China,Typhoon Son-tinh slams Vietnam.  CTF/SOS DRS Response to Disasters in Asia: 2011-10 Floods in Thailand, Pakistan.

Saint Francis Xavier, Patron Saint of India and of China (Feast Date: December 3) Extract from Saint Francis Xavier: “Tremendously successful missionary for ten years in India, the East Indies, and Japan, baptizing more than 40,000 converts. His epic finds him dining with head hunters, washing the sores of lepers in Venice, teaching catechism to Indian children, baptizing 10,000 in a single month. He tolerated the most appalling conditions on long sea voyages, enduring extremes of heat and cold. Wherever he went he would seek out and help the poor and forgotten. He traveled thousands of miles, most on his bare feet, and he saw the greater part of the Far East. Had the gift of tongues. Miracle worker. Raised people from the dead. Calmed storms. Prophet. Healer.” See picture of Saint Francis Xavier. See also: December 3 – Saint Francis Xavier: Patron Saint of Missionaries, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Indianapolis, Apostleship of Prayer, and Against Epidemics.      

World Mission Rosary – Patron Saints Calendar – November 2012 – List

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All 2011 CTF SOS DRS (SOS Doctors) World Mission Rosary Patron Saints Calendars

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November is the Month of St. Mary, Our Lady of the Holy Souls: Patron Saint of Arkansas

November 1      ALL SAINTS DAY

November 1      St. Amabilis: Patron Saint Against Poisoning

November 2      COMMEMORATION OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED (ALL SOULS DAY)

November 3      St. Martin de Porres

November 3      St. Hubert of Liege: Patron Saint of Metal Workers

November 4      St. CHARLES BORROMEO: Patron Saint for Intestinal Disorders

November 6      St. Leonard of Noblac: Patron Saint of Miners and Prisoners

November 9      DEDICATION OF THE LATERAN BASILICA IN ROME

November 9      Bl. Elizabeth of the Trinity, Patron Saint of the Sick

November 10    ST. LEO THE GREAT

November 10    St. Andrew Avellino: Patron Saint against Sudden Death

November 11    St. MARTIN OF TOURS, Patron Saint of France

November 12    St. JOSAPHAT KUNTSEVYCH, Patron Saint of the Ukraine

November 13    St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Patron Saint of  Immigrants and against Malaria

November 15    St. Albert the Great

November 15    St. Isadore the Farmer, Patron Saint of Farm Workers

November 16    Our Lady, Health of the Sick

November 16    St. Margaret of Scotland, Queen: Advocate for Social Justice

November 16    St. Gertrude

November 16    St. John Nepumucen, Patron Saint against Floods

November 16    St. Honorius of Amiens, Patron Saint of Oil Refiners

November 17    St. ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY,  Patron Saint of Charities, Homelessness, against the Death of Children

November 17    St. Gregory Thaumaturgus, Wonder Worker: Patron Saint against Floods

November 18    The Dedication of the Basilicas of St. Peter and St. Paul in Rome

November 18    St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, Patron Saint of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri

November 19    Our Lady of Divine Providence, Patron Saint of Puerto Rico

November 19    St. Ebbe of Minister-in Thannet, Accused of Witchcraft

November 21    THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

November 21    Our Lady Queen of Peace, Patron Saint of Peace, War and Civilian Victims, El Salvador

November 22    ST. CECILIA, Patron Saint of Music

November 23    Pope St. Clement I, Patron Saint of Mariners

November 23    St. Columban, Patron Saint against Floods

November 23    Blessed Miguel Augustin Pro

November 24    ST. ANDREW DUNG-LAC AND HIS COMPANIONS

November 20    OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THE KING

November 25    Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Patron Saint of France

November 25    St. Catherine of Alexandria, Patron Saint against the Death of Children

November 25    St. Josaphat Kuntsevych, Patron Saint of the Yukraine

November 30    ST. ANDREW, Patron Saint of Russia

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Printable World Mission Rosary Intentions: November 5 – November 18, 2012

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“When the World Mission Rosary is completed, one has embraced all continents, all people in prayer.” Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen  

                                                         

General Rosary Intention: That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom, make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.

Africa (Green Beads)

Intention –That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Charles Borromeo, the Patron Saint against Intestinal Disorders, may come to the aid of those affected by Cholera in Sierra Leone. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Africa.

Oceania (Blue Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Elizabeth of Portugal, the Patron Saint of Peace, may come to the aid of those affected by Islamic militant terrorist plots in Indonesia. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Oceania.

Europe (White Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary, Our Lady of Ransom, the Patron Saint of Spain, may come to the aid of those affected by unemployment in Spain and elsewhere in Europe.

America (Red Beads)  

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary Ann Paredes, the Patron Saint of the Americas, may come to the aid of those affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Americas. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in America.

Asia (Yellow Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Francis Xavier, the Patron Saint of China and of India, may come to the aid of those affected by violent storms in Asia. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Asia.

                                For the complete version of the CTF/SOS DRS World Mission Rosary Intentions and more information about our work and mission, visit http://www.ctfmercy.org

World Mission Rosary Intentions: October 22 – November 4, 2012

Servants of Saint Camillus Disaster Relief Services (SOS DRS)/Camillian Task Force (CTF)

“When the World Mission Rosary is completed, one has embraced all continents,

all people in prayer.”

    Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen


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General Rosary Intention: That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom, make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.

Africa (Green Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Florian of Lorch, the Patron Saint against Floods, may come to the aid of those affected by flooding in Nigeria. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Africa.

Disaster: Map of Nigeria Extract from: Nigeria floods kill dozens, wash hippos and crocodiles into homes: “Ravaging floods killed dozens in Nigeria and displaced tens of thousands of residents as crocodiles, hippos and other water animals washed into homes. The floods have left 148 people dead and affected 21 of the nation’s three dozens states, according to the local Red Cross. “Torrential downpours in recent weeks have caused widespread destruction and forced many families into makeshift camps,” the aid agency said on its website. ‘An estimated 134,000 people have now been affected by the floods and concern is growing about the spread of waterborne diseases.’The floods have affected a series of states, including Bayelsa and Benue. In Bayelsa state, an official said the area’s terrain has intensified the effects of the downpour. ‘It is like Florida … swampy with a lot of sea water mixed with fresh water because we are close to rivers and the Atlantic (ocean),’ said Tam Alazigha, the chief economic adviser for the state. ‘A lot of people have been displaced. Snakes, crocodiles and hippos have been displaced and are ending up in people’s homes. Everyone has been displaced.’ Alazigha said more rain is forecast and authorities are evacuating residents to shelters that have been set up in schools located on higher ground. ‘The bad part is … there is no relief yet,’ he said.” See also: Nigeria president calls floods a “national disaster”. VIDEOS: BBC News – Nigeria floods displace 100,000, Nigeria floods displace thousands.

Saint Florian: Patron Saint against Floods (Feast Date: May 4) Extract from Extract from:  Saint Florian von Lorch:  “Florian von Lorch was born around 250 AD and was martyred for his faith around 304 AD.  . . . He converted to Christianity when it was still a minority religion. It is said that as a youth, Florian was able to put out a fire in a house through the power of his prayers alone. It is also said that he saved an entire city from flames with only a single bucket of water. .. At the beginning of the 4th century, during the persecution named for the Emperor Diocletian, Florian made a public profession of his Christian Faith and turned himself in to the local governor. Governor Aquilinus, wishing to make an example of the popular Fire Chief, ordered his execution by burning at the stake. Florian was twice scourged, half-flayed alive, and then prepared to be set on fire. After several attempts to light the kindling failed, the infuriated Aquilinus ordered a millstone tied to Florian’s neck and Florian thrown into the River Enns. A pious woman found the body of the Martyr Florian and returned it to dry land. .Eventually, his body was removed to an Augustinian Abbey near Linz, which became known as The Abbey Saint Florian. . . . Many miracles of healing were attributed to his intercession and he was invoked as a powerful protector when in danger from fire or water. . .”   See PICTURE of St. Florian. See also: May 4 – Saint Florian: Patron Saint against Floods, Fires, Water Dangers, St. Florian Prayer.

Oceania (Blue Beads)  

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary Magdalene of Pazzi , the Patron Saint of the Sick, may come to the aid of those affected by neglected tropical diseases in Indonesia. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Oceania.

Disaster: Neglected Tropical Diseases Map of  Indonesia Extract from Indonesia’s poor threatened by neglected diseases: “Indonesia harbors nearly a third of the world’s neglected tropical diseases, despite there being cures for many of them, largely due to poor sanitation and unhealthy living, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. A report titled Working to Overcome the Global Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases, dated Oct. 14, showed that six of the 17 neglected tropical diseases in the world existed in Indonesia. They are rabies, dengue, endemic treponematoses, leprosy, elephantiasis and intestinal worms. In 2009 leprosy afflicted about 21,000 people in Indonesia. WHO director general Margaret Chan said in a speech to present the report that the diseases shared a striking commonality although they differed in medical causes and symptoms. ‘The neglected tropical diseases form a group because of one shared feature: All occur almost exclusively among very poor people living in tropical parts of the world,’ she said. Chan added that these diseases thrived ‘in impoverished settings, where housing is often substandard, safe water and sanitation are scarce, environments are filthy, and insects and other vectors are abundant’. The diseases, she added, caused physical and mental impairments including blindness, disfigurement and damage to the internal organs.” See also: Neglected tropical diseases still endemic in Indonesia, Dormant tropical diseases still a threat. VIDEOS: Study Says Neglected Tropical Infections Linked to Heart Disease, J&J’s Stoffels on Drug Makers, Tropical Diseases. CTF/SOS DRS Recent Response to Disasters in Oceania.

Saint Mary Magdalene of Pazzi: Patron Saint of the Sick and against Sexual Temptation (Feast Date: May 25) Extract from St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi: “Mystical ecstasy is the elevation of the spirit to God in such a way that the person is aware of this union with God and both internal and external senses are detached from the sensible world. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi was so generously given this special gift of God that she is called the ‘ecstatic saint.’ She was born into a noble family in Florence in 1566. The normal course would have been for Catherine de Pazzi to have married wealth and enjoyed comfort, but she chose to follow her own path. . . . When 16, she entered the Carmelite convent in Florence because she could receive Communion daily there. . Catherine had taken the name Mary Magdalene and had been a novice for a year when she became critically ill. Death seemed near so her superiors let her make her profession of vows from a cot in the chapel in a private ceremony. Immediately after, she fell into an ecstasy that lasted about two hours. This was repeated after Communion on the following 40 mornings. These ecstasies were rich experiences of union with God and contained marvelous insights into divine truths. As a safeguard against deception and to preserve the revelations, her confessor asked Mary Magdalene to dictate her experiences to sister secretaries. . . . She read the thoughts of others and predicted future events. During her lifetime, she appeared to several persons in distant places and cured a number of sick people. It would be easy to dwell on the ecstasies and pretend that Mary Magdalene only had spiritual highs. This is far from true. . . .She had violent temptations and endured great physical suffering.”  See PICTURE of Saint Mary Magdalene of Pazzi. See also: May 25 – Saint Mary Magdalene of Pazzi: Patron Saint of the Sick and against Sexual Temptation, Pardon PRAYER of St. Mary Magdalene dei Pazzi.

Europe (White Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Columbanus, the Patron Saint against Floods, may come to the aid of those affected by flooding in Dagestan, Russia.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Europe.

Disaster: Map of Russia Extract from Floods kill seven in Russia’s Dagestan region: “Heavy rains caused flooding that killed seven people in the southern Russian province of Dagestan on Wednesday, the Emergency Situations Ministry said. About 320 homes in the Caspian Sea coastal city of Derbent close to the Caucasus Mountains were flooded and seven bodies were found, the ministry said. A flash flood killed 171 people in August in the Caucasus in the Krasnodar region town of Krymsk, where residents said they had no warning of the danger. President Vladimir Putin visited the area and several local officials were sacked and detained. In Derbent, warnings were issued from loudspeakers at mosques and mounted on cars dispatched around the city in the mostly Muslim province, Ekho Moskvy radio reported.” See also: 7 dead in Dagestan flooding, Flooding in Dagestan, Russia kills 7. VIDEO: Seven people killed in Dagestan flooding.

Saint Columbanus: Patron Saint against Floods (Feast Date: November 23) Extract from Saint Columbanus: “Well-born, handsome and educated, Columbanus was torn between a desire for God and easy access to the pleasures of the world. Acting on advice of a holy anchoress, he decided to withdraw from the world. His family opposed the choice, his mother going so far as to block the door. He was a monk at Lough Erne. He studied Scripture extensively, and wrote a commentary on the Psalms. He was a monk at Bangor under abbot Saint Comgall. In middle age, Columbanus felt a call to missionary life. With twelve companions (Saint Attala, Columbanus the Younger, Cummain, Domgal, Eogain, Eunan, Saint Gall, Gurgano, Libran, Lua, Sigisbert and Waldoleno), he travelled to Scotland, England, and then to France in 585. The area, though nominally Christian, had fallen far from the faith, but was ready for missionaries, and they had some success. They were warmly greeted at the court of Gontram, and king of Burgundy invited the band to stay. They chose the half-ruined Roman fortress of Annegray in the Vosges Mountains for their new home with Columbanus as their abbot.. . . “ See picture of St. Columbanus. See also: November 23 – St. Columban: Patron Saint against Floods, A prayer of St. Columbanus.  

America (Red Beads)  

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary, Our Lady of Charity of el Cobre, the Patron Saint of Cuba, may come to the aid of those affected by the sinking of a Cuban refugee raft near Cancun, Mexico.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in America.

Disaster: Sinking of Refugee Raft Map of Mexico Extract from Cuban refugees die near Mexico:  “An improvised raft carrying 23 Cuban refugees has sunk as it approached a Mexican island near the popular resort of Cancun. Two people have died and 11 are missing and presumed dead. Survivors told Mexican media that their home-made raft sank as it hit the reefs surrounding Isla Mujeres on Friday morning. The refugees said they headed for Mexico in the hope of joining relatives in the United States. The accident happened some 150 metres (140 yards) off Isla Mujeres, in an area known for its strong currents, the Mexican Navy said. Cancun is one of Mexico’s best known holiday destinations Ten Cuban refugees managed to swim to safety. But they said the others were taken away by the currents or fatally injured as they were pushed towards the rocks by the big waves. “One of them head a head injury and died on the beach. The other one, a woman, was taken to hospital but also died of her injuries,” said a Navy official, Ismael Gonzalez Gil. . . .  The survivors said group’s intention was to reach the Mexican coast, which lies some 220km (140 miles) west of Cuba, and eventually cross the border into the United States.” See also: Raft with Cuban refugees sinks near Cancun. VIDEO: Cuban refugees raft sinks near Cancun, Mexico, killing two.

Saint Mary, Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre: Patron Saint of Cuba (Feast Date September 8) Extract from Extract from Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre: “A statue of Our Lady with a miraculous origin. It stands about 16 inches high. The head is made of baked clay covered with a polished coat of fine white powder, possibly rice paste, and until recently was covered with several layers of paint. She stands on a moon that has silver clouds at either end and three golden-winged cherubs beneath it. She cradles the Christ Child in her left arm, and holds a gold crucifix in her right. The Child raises one hand in blessing, and in the other hand he holds a golden globe. Around 1608 two brothers found a small white bundle floated across the water toward them. It turned out to be the statue of Our Lady. It was attached to a board, was completely dry, and bore the inscription I am the Virgin of Charity. A shrine was built immediately, and instantly became a pilgrimage destination. At the request of the veterans of the War of Independence, Our Lady of Charity was declared the patroness of Cuba by Pope Benedict XV in 1916. Then image was solemnly crowned in the Eucharistic Congress at Santiago de Cuba in 1936. Pope Paul VI raised her sanctuary to a basilica in 1977. Pope John Paul II solemnly crowned her again in 1998.” See PICTURE of Our Lady of Charity of el Cobre. See also: September 8 – St. Mary, Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre: Patron Saint of Cuba. CTF/SOS DRS Recent Response to Disasters in America: Haiti, Chile.

Asia (Yellow Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Anastasia,  the Patron Saint against Poisoning, may come to the aid of those affected by the toxic hydrofluoric acid vapor leak in South Korea.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Asia.

Disaster: Toxic Hydrofluoric Acid Vapor Leak Map of South Korea Extract from Toxic leak in South Korea sickens thousands: “Seoul, South Korea (CNN) — October is supposed to be the busiest month of the year for Lim Chae-ho’s vineyards and rice fields in the southern part of South Korea. In a normal year, the 50-year-old farmer would be in the midst of harvesting the crops he had spent months cultivating. But a toxic leak from an explosion at a chemical plant in the nearby city of Gumi two weeks ago has left him empty handed. ‘Grapes and rice crops are withered and cannot be sold,’ Lim said over the phone. ‘All our neighbors are affected,’ he said. ‘My neighbor’s 60 cows are drooling and their noses are running with snot and blood. They are refusing to eat.’ Thousands of people in the area have been affected by the blast at the chemical factory on September 27, which killed 5 people and injured 18 others at the time. The exact cause of the explosion, which involved 8 tons of hydrofluoric acid, is still being investigated, according to authorities. But the blast spread toxic vapor from the acid — which is used for tasks like metal cleaning and rust removal — across the surrounding area. In the ensuing days, about 3,200 people have visited hospitals seeking treatment for ailments related to the leak, the city government said Sunday.”  See also: S Korea calls toxic leak area ‘disaster zone’, 3 000 treated after Korea toxic gas leak. VIDEO: South Korean Toxic Leak A “Special Disaster Zone”.  CTF/SOS DRS Response to Disasters in Asia: 2011-10 Floods in Thailand, Pakistan.

Saint Anastasia: Patron Saint against Poisoning (Feast Date: December 25) Extract fromExtract from Saint Anastasia: “St. Anastasia, inflamed with the love of God, occupied her time in consoling and succoring the Christians, particularly those who were in prison, who she exhorted to suffer for the faith. Having heard of the arrest of St. Chrysogonus, she hurried to his prison, and esteemed herself fortunate in having it in her power to be of service to him in this trial. . . .  St. Chrysogonus, by order of Diocletian on Nov. 24 in the year 303, was beheaded, but St. Anastasia continued her mission to the prisoners. . . . . Florus, . . . caused the saint to be shut up in prison, with the intention of starving her; but the Lord miraculously preserved her life. Florus transferred her to another prison thinking the jailer had transgressed his orders to starve her – but she continued to live without food. Florus then ordered her to be put on board a ship with 120 idolaters – the ship was bored with holes and was supposed to sink. The ship soon filled with water, but instead of sinking went ashore; and the miracle worked the conversion of all these persons, who afterwards had the glory of suffering martyrdom for Jesus Christ. St. Anastasia was then conducted to the island of Palmarola, under sentence of death; she consummated her triumph in the flames.” See Pictures of St. Anastasia.  See also December 25 – Saint Anastasia, Healer from Poison, Prayer to St. Anastasia.

Printable World Mission Rosary Intentions: October 22 – November 4, 2012

Servants of Saint Camillus Disaster Relief Services (SOS DRS)/Camillian Task Force (CTF)

“When the World Mission Rosary is completed, one has embraced all continents, all people in prayer.” Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen                                                           

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General Rosary Intention: That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom, make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.

Africa (Green Beads)

Intention–That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Florian of Lorch, the Patron Saint against Floods, may come to the aid of those affected by flooding in Nigeria. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Africa.

Oceania (Blue Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary Magdalene of Pazzi , the Patron Saint of the Sick, may come to the aid of those affected by neglected tropical diseases in Indonesia. May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Oceania.

Europe (White Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Columbanus, the Patron Saint against Floods, may come to the aid of those affected by flooding in Dagestan, Russia.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Europe.

America (Red Beads)  

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Mary, Our Lady of Charity of el Cobre, the Patron Saint of Cuba, may come to the aid of those affected by the sinking of a Cuban refugee raft near Cancun, Mexico.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in America.

Asia (Yellow Beads)

Intention – That the Lord Jesus through the intercession of St. Anastasia,  the Patron Saint against Poisoning, may come to the aid of those affected by the toxic hydrofluoric acid vapor leak in South Korea.  May the Lord help all those affected by man-made and natural disasters in Asia.

For the complete version of the CTF/SOS DRS World Mission Rosary Intentions and more information about our work and mission, visit http://www.ctfmercy.org