Prayer of the Faithful 5th Sunday of Lent March 13, 2016

Intercessions
  1. For the Church: that we may be instruments of God’s mercy through the forgiveness we show and witnesses of God’s justice through the truth that we share.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a spirit of openness: that we may recognize and cooperate with the new things that God is doing in our hearts and in our world.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For freedom of mind and heart: that we may let go of our judgments of others and attend to what God is asking of us today.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a deepening of discipleship: that the Spirit will teach us through our daily experiences how to conform ourselves to Christ in our every day decisions.

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:Maria Angelica Cotroso, Patrick Gonzalez, Lina Lombardi, Peter Tran Ngoc Hai, Fr. Peter Tran The Tuyen, Deacon Hugh Taylor

We pray to the Lord.

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