Prayer of the Faithful 23rd Sunday of Ordinary time September 4, 2016

Readings
  1. For the Church: that we may seek first a deeper relationship with God so that we may more freely be able to have fuller relationships and deeper love for others

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the gift of Wisdom: that the Spirit of God will enlighten our minds and help us discern how to follow Christ more closely

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who labor: that God will give them rest and strength, help them to creatively use their talents and bless the work of their hands and minds

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a renewal of the unemployed or under-employed: that the Spirit will reveal new opportunities to use their time and talent for the good of others and for the well-being of their families

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the freedom of spirit: that we may find our identity as children of God and not cling to our achievements, families nor possessions

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are ill of body, mind or spirit: 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 embrace them when they meet Him.  We pray especially for Deacon Larry Ouimet, Rita Beatrice Jayatilaka, Melchior, Jerome Silberman, Joseph & Josephine Portelli, Erasmo Sotera, Paul Le Blanc, Maria Carnale,Ida Micieli, Lina Peluso, Michael Said, Vittoria & George Badura

We pray to the Lord   

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