“Worldwide Children’s Holy Hour” is beautiful
in its simplicity, free, and yet more powerful than a nuclear
As Our Lord said, “Let the children come to me and do
not hinder them...” (Matthew. 19:14).
Three Popes have Placed their Hope in the Children of the
A request for the prayers
of children to change the world and to obtain
Heaven’s attention is not new to our Holy Fathers.
2007 we have
Blessing from our Holy Father for the children of the world
to pray for peace in our families and world.
In a meeting with the
children of Rome, Pope Benedict XV pleaded for the prayers of children
around the world, to pray for an end to World War I.
Their prayers were answered.
Within a short time the “Angel of Peace”
appeared to the “Little Shepherds” of Fatima. He taught
them how to adore Jesus truly present in the Eucharist, including
prayers of Eucharistic reparation.
Read Pope Benedict XV
John Paul II
In 1992, at
the close of the International Year of the Family, John Paul II,
in his “Christmas Letter to the World’s Children”
entrusted today’s crisis in families to the prayers of children.
is the” Worldwide Children’s Holy Hour”?
around the globe, from the smallest of villages to those in the
largest of cities, spiritually unite and follow along with the Holy
United ~ they need this explained to them ~ they will then experience
the joy of knowing that children just like themselves around the
globe are also gathered before Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament,
right in their own parish churches and chapels, praying the same
prayers for their own family and all the families of the world.
participates in the Worldwide Holy Hour?
This Holy Hour is for all the children of the world:
Catholic school students, Religious Education students, and home
It is broadcast live from the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
in Washington, D.C., to help parishes, schools, and families throughout
world focus on Eucharistic and Marian unity.
Please print out the
Holy Hour Program and share it with your pastor or school principal,
or simply follow along with your own family.
The Hearts of Jesus and Mary will see and hear this concert
We are the Children of the World ~ Answering His Call.
The Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary will
hear a beautiful gentle thunder from the earth, the prayerful voices
praying for peace in their families and world.