Prayer of the Faithful 4th Sunday of Easter April 17 2016

Intercessions
  1. For the Church: that we may hear the voice of Christ and follow Jesus to fuller life and loving service.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all teachers and preachers: that they may be a beacon of hope to all confronting the power of death as they proclaim Christ’s victory and gift of eternal life.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to share our gifts: that we may place our gifts at the service of others for God’s glory even if they are not accepted.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who have shepherded us, particularly parents, pastors, teachers, and mentors: that God will continue to work through them and lead us to wholeness.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who serve in pastoral ministry: that God will guide them in the service of the community and continually renew them with love and strength.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all those suffering mentally, physically or spiritually: let us pray especially for those whose names have been placed on our altar.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all parishioners and loved ones who have died: that God will meet them face to face on their journey to eternal life. We pray especially for: Lidia Quattrociocchi, Victor Castro Morales, Giacinto Ricci, Josefina Agasan, Gino Morson, Frederick Ferron, Giuseppe Tedesco Sayrio, Gaspare and Gabriele Cundari

We pray to the Lord.