Prayer of the Faithful 24th Sunday of Ordinary time September 11 2016

Readings
  1. For the Church: that we may recognize the length and depth of God’s love for us and lovingly respond with words and deeds of mercy and compassion

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For our Christian community: that we may search out and compassionately welcome all who have become estranged or misdirected on their life journey

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to forgive: that God’s love will free our hearts to forgive all who have injured us

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a renewed understanding of the sacrament of reconciliation: that we may be open to God’s gift of mercy and unbounded forgiveness

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all runaway, missing or victimized children: that God will guide, protect, heal and open a path for them to return home

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are suffering illness: 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 heaven’s gates will open as they meet God face to face.  We pray especially for Fr. Tomasz Pawel Dzida, S.Chr., Gladys Araya, Donato Paolucci, Lina Peluso, Antonia Ranieri De Coloiera

We pray to the Lord.