Prayer of the Faithful 30th Sunday of Ordinary time October 23, 2016

Readings
  1. For the Church: that we may recognize our need for God and resist relying upon our own efforts to justify ourselves

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For greater compassion: that we may proclaim the greatness of God and show God’s love and concern for all who face the burdens of life

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace of humility: that we may come before God honestly, surrendering our pride, and recognizing our limits and strengths

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a spirit of gratitude: that we may recognize all our gifts, possessions and opportunities as gifts from God and place each of them in the service of God

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are bound by a spirit of self-righteousness:  that God will free their hearts, break down the walls of prejudice, and open them to the dignity of each person

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the sick: that the Lord will comfort, heal and strengthen them. 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 inherit the crown of righteousness that awaits them in heaven.  We pray especially for Nicola Di Matteo, Alfredo Mirabelli, Josefina Arriba Patino, Cresencia Kabiling Cruz

We pray to the Lord.

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