|   Posted: May 11, 2019

Marriage and pregnancy put adolescents at a greater risk of becoming mired in poverty. Gang recruitment is another top threat to teenagers who live in poverty.

Day 20: Teenagers and Young Adults

Marriage and pregnancy put adolescents at a greater risk of becoming mired in poverty. Gang recruitment is another top threat to teenagers who live in poverty.

A girl with her arm around her mother

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Ask God to guide teens who need love and safety toward Christ and the Church rather than gangs.

Pray that sponsored children grow up strengthened by the spiritual and life lessons they learn in the Child Sponsorship Program.

Pray that more adolescents delay having babies until they are married with stable incomes.