Intercessions of Mercy consists of simple prayers that blend religious convictions and current concerns in a way that can be shared by groups of believers, or privately by those who prefer to pray in solitude. It is designed to be used by readers in the ways that are most meaningful and helpful to them at any given time, using it in different ways in the different seasons of your soul. The prayers of Intercessions of Mercy are invocations that link prayer to God with service to others. They connect the enduring convictions of faith with the recurring concerns of modern life.
The intercessions in this book are organized around the liturgical seasons, feasts days in the Catholic calendar, and on behalf of particular groups (including artists, caregivers, families, parents, government leaders, those who are ill or dying, and many others).