Prayer of the Faithful 28th Sunday of Ordinary time October 9, 2016

Readings
  1. For the Church: that we may offer praise and thanksgiving to God for all the blessings and gifts which we receive each day

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to begin again: that we may grasp opportunities to start afresh when God opens new doors and opportunities in our lives

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For openness to God’s Word: that we may allow His Word to touch and shift our hearts and never restrict it by our expectations or pride

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For deepening insight: that we may never be prejudiced because of race, religious background, education, or social standing

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For purification of our hearts: that God heal and cleanse our hearts from vices and evil inclinations so that we may live as God intended

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For those who long to be delivered from illness and pain: that they will experience healing. Let us pray especially for those whose names have been placed on our altar.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who have died: that they be welcomed into heaven with joy.  We pray especially for Enrico Varrasso, Vitina Sanzo, Rosa Di Frangia, Maria Reyes Acosta Martin, Leontina Puebla, Ida Lecce, Luz Elvira Aguirre Ortiz, Ricardo Cordovado, Baldomero Soriano Sr.

We pray to the Lord.