Prayer of the Faithful, 4th Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016

Readings
  1. For the Church: that we may enter into the mystery of God’s loving actions and discern anew how to co-operate with the Spirit

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace of insight: that we may allow Jesus to reveal who He is and help us to show mercy and compassion in our words and deeds

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For freedom from judging others: that, like Joseph, we may hold our judgments so that God’s work may unfold in their hearts

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For an appreciation of our names: that we may recognize that God has called us each by name and live fully our dignity as children of God

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are caught by consumerism: that God will free their minds and hearts so that they may recognize their dignity as children of God

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the sick: that they experience healing and comfort. 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 rejoice as they are welcomed into the new Jerusalem. We pray especially Giovanni Del Sal, Roy Ceccanese, Domenicangelo Albanese, Rosa Caparrotta, Gregorio & Giovanni Profiti, Hilario Margherita 

We pray to the Lord.

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