Announcing International Week of Prayer and Fasting (October 23—31, 2021) to Wage Spiritual Battle Against Increasing Attacks on Our Faith, Our Families, & Our Freedoms
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International Week of Prayer and Fasting
Oct. 19, 2021
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ -- In this time of intense battle between good and evil, join faithful believers from around the world to wage spiritual warfare against the forces of evil at the 29th Annual International Week of Prayer and Fasting Virtual Conference (IWOPF), October 23 - October 31, 2021.
As Pope Saint John Paul II said, "Jesus Himself has shown us by His own example that prayer and fasting are the first and most effective weapons against the forces of evil" (Mt 4:1-11).
Registration for this virtual conference is FREE, but attendees must sign up online at www.iwopf.org. The conference features nine days of 30 dynamic speakers, Daily Mass, the Rosary, Eucharistic Adoration, and the Divine Mercy Chaplet.
Bishop Joseph Strickland (Diocese of Tyler, Texas) will offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass via livestream on Monday, October 25; Bishop Thomas Olmsted (Diocese of Phoenix, Arizona) will close the Conference on Sunday, October 31, with a talk; he will lead Conference participants in a Prayer of Consecration to the Hearts of Jesus, Mary, and St. Joseph.
Some of the other speakers include Kathleen Beckman, Fr. Frank Pavone, Susan Brinkmann, Fr. Chris Alar, Joan & Dave Maroney, Susan Tassone, Fr. David Gunter, Monsignor Stephen Rosetti, Mother Gabrielle Marie, Fr. Tom Celso, Fr. Greg Bramlage, Fr. Timothy Byerley, Ted Flynn, and many more!
- Spiritual Warfare—How to Deal with It in Your Family & Your Life
- Are We Close to the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart?
- How to Protect Your Marriage & Family from Today's Toxic Cultural Influences
In the words of Coalition Coordinator Maureen Flynn, "The current grave crisis in the Church and the world can only be fully remedied by Heaven's spiritual weapons of the Holy Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, the Holy Rosary, and Fasting. Our Lord, His Blessed Mother, and the saints have told us that these spiritual weapons will destroy evil."
The goals of this 9-day Conference are to Pray & Fast for the following intentions:
- for the Conversion of all Peoples & Nations
- to Build a Culture of Life
- for all Priests, Vocations, & Holiness for the Members of the Church
- to Defend the Sanctity of Marriage & Family Life
- for Peace and to Implore God's Mercy
Over the past 29 years, the conference has been endorsed by many prominent Catholics, most notably two saints: Pope Saint John Paul II, who gave the Movement two Apostolic Blessings, and Saint Teresa of Calcutta, who also gave her support for this Movement.
International Week of Prayer & Fasting Conference Promo Video (https://youtu.be/KzMo7tMjqmM)
SOURCE International Week of Prayer and Fasting
CONTACT: Maureen Flynn, 703-447-3571