Prayer of the Faithful 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time June 5, 2016

Intercessions
  1. For the Church: that we, like Jesus, may show mercy and compassion to all who are grieving, suffering or powerless in society.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a spirit of hospitality: that we may warmly receive the strangers who come to our communities and welcome the gifts that they can share with us.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For greater openness: that we may recognize the ways in which Jesus desires to assist us and accept gifts and blessings from Christ without reservation.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are grieving the loss of a loved one: that they may know the care and compassion of fellow believers and experience the abiding presence of God with them.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who minister to the grieving: that God will renew them and guide them in being instruments of hope and support for all who are experiencing loss.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all those suffering mentally, physically or spiritually: let us pray especially for those whose names have been placed on our altar.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all parishioners and loved ones who have died: that God will meet them face to face on their journey to eternal life.We pray especially for Ximena Andrade, Teresa Sicilia, Egidio Vadacchino, Tran Thi Mau Marie Therese, Domenico Fiorante, Giuseppe Magisano

We pray to the Lord.