Prayer of the Faithful 27th Sunday of Ordinary time October 2, 2016

Readings
  1. For the flowering of Faith: that we may grow in our reliance upon and loyalty to God in every area of our lives and relationships

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a growth in patience: that God will sustain and strengthen us as we await the fulfillment of God’s promises and plans

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For openness: that the Spirit will give us a vision of God’s hopes for us and the courage to nurture and live them

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For greater respect for human life: that the hearts of all may appreciate God’s gift of life from conception to natural death

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For peace: that God bless and prosper the efforts toward peace in all situations of violence and bloodshed around the world

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the ill and those wounded by abuse: that God’s healing love will strengthen them. Let us pray especially for those whose names have been placed on our altar.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all loved ones who have died: that they enter the Kingdom surrounded by the angels and saints.  We pray especially for Filomena Pugliese, Giuseppe Rosati, Maria Mancuso, Francisca Espinoza, our deceased Franciscan brothers and sisters

We pray to the Lord.