Prayer of the Faithful 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time July 24, 2016

Intercessions
  1. For the Church: that we like Abraham may grow in our friendship with God and honestly present our needs to God each day.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For Pope Francis and all who attend World Youth Day in Poland: that God will pour out his Spirit to enliven their faith and make bold their witness, so that they may be dynamic instruments of God’s love and mercy.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a deeper appreciation of our baptism: that we may recognize how we have been raised up to new life with Christ and now live as God’s daughters and sons.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For each of us: that we may make the Reign of God a priority in our lives and open our hearts to fulfilling God’s will in all our activities.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are burdened with guilt: that God’s love and mercy will free them and bring them to confidence that they are loved and all their sins are forgiven.

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 Danilo Guerra and Fr. Joseph Lienchung Wang

We pray to the Lord.