Prayer of the Faithful, 3rd Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016

Readings
  1. For openness of heart: that we may acknowledge our deepest longings for wholeness and dignity, and seek their fulfillment in Christ

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For patience: that we may learn to wait as we experience various pressures and allow God to show us a new path to proceed

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace of compassion: that we may have concern and understanding for all who make our lives difficult

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a deeper understanding of Jesus: that we may come to know Christ more fully and comprehend his love and care for us

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For greater awareness: that through Advent reflection, we may recognize the depth and quality of love that we have for our spouses, family, and loved ones

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the sick: that the Spirit of God will heal and renew. 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 may enter God’s presence singing for joy and share in God’s gladness forever. We pray especially Francesco Berardo, Frank Danesi, Manfredo De Giorgis, Pio Cescon, Domenico Pileggi, Nicoletta Iezzi, Antonio Bonofiglio, Domenico Massa, Julio Salomon, Eva Maria Wardman, Maria Santoli, Manfredo De Giorgis, Pio Cescon, Ana & Angelo Morettin, Petozzi Rina, Luigi Cortese

We pray to the Lord.

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