Prayer of the Faithful 34th Sunday of Ordinary time November 20, 2016

Readings
  1. For the Church:  that we may continue Jesus’ ministry of healing and reconciliation by reaching out to all who are alienated or marginalized

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a transformation of our hearts: that through the Cross of Christ, our understandings of power, success, and glory may be changed

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For Christian unity: that Christ will shepherd us into one family where we can work together to bring forth Christ’s reign and defeat the powers of darkness in society

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For each of us: that we may live our lives fearlessly while recognizing that our goal is to be welcomed into paradise by Christ

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For Pope Francis and all leaders of the Christian community: that they may be both effective leaders and wise shepherds of God’s people

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the ill, broken and grieving: that they be strengthened by God’s spirit and presence. 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 will rest forever in the loving embrace of God. We pray especially for Carmen Molina, Agnes Courmier, Ciriaco Cautillo and all our departed souls for­­­­­­­­­­­ whom this Mass is being offered.

We pray to the Lord.

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