June 3, 2021 In a video message, Pope Francis has asked people to pray throughout June for young people preparing for the life-long journey of the "vocation" of marriage. "Getting married and sharing one's life is something beautiful," Pope Francis says in the spot. "Marriage is a conscious decision for the rest of one's life that requires specific preparation." The pope asks people to pray that couples preparing for marriage with the support of a Christian community may "grow in love, with generosity, faithfulness, and patience." Continue Reading at AngelusNews.com June is traditionally the time for ordination to the priesthood and deaconate. Please pray for our priests and deacons both those just starting their ministry and those who have served the people of God for many years. You can read about the Class of 2021 in this report by the Center for Applied Research in the Aposlate.