Prayer of the Faithful 25th Sunday of Ordinary time September 18, 2016

Readings
  1. For the Church: that we be good stewards of the gifts that God has given us and use these gifts for the good of others

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to be free: that we may be free to give ourselves to God and our neighbor, and never be possessed by our possessions

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the Prime Minister and the leaders of all nations:  that they may fulfill their obligations faithfully and establish peace and good order in each nation with reverence and respect for all human life

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the development of ethics and honesty in business: that all who lead companies may be guided by the Spirit to implement just practices and products that are useful, affordable and beneficial to all

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who have an abundance of possessions: that they may be aware of the needs of those who have little and freely share the gifts they have to meet their needs and help them prosper

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are burdened with illness or health issues: let us pray especially for those whose names have been placed on our altar

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all parishioners’ loved ones who have died: that each soul joyfully meet God face to face.  We pray especially for Rocco Stillato, Adua Facca, Josefina Arriba Patino, Domenico Ferrari, Gabriele Cundari.

We pray to the Lord.