Prayer of the Faithful, Christmas 2016

Readings
  1. For peace throughout the world: that the Prince of Peace may bring an end to violence in all afflicted areas and inspire all leaders to greater cooperation in overcoming poverty and disease

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all peoples on earth: for peace and good will; for reconciliation and forgiveness; and for an end to global terrorism

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all gathered here: that we, like the angels, may announce the good news of God’s saving love and be instruments of Peace to all we meet

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a healing of all fear: that the angel’s message, Fear Not, may free us  the whole human family from the bonds of fear and impel us to live boldly

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For reconciliation in families: that God will heal old wounds and help us to recognize the wonderful gift of each person

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the sick, homeless and imprisoned: that they be comforted by the tender compassion of God. 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 attain the fullness of eternal life. We pray especially for Hortencia Cantos, Tony Roccia, Giovanni Salvatore, Sergio Simonetto and for Hortencia Cantos, Sr. Susan Moran, OLM, Mary Catherine Burke, Tony Roccia, Giovanni Salvatore, Sergio Simonetto, Mario Almonte De Leon, Pasquale Cioffi, Baby Akachi Jaikaran, deceased parishioners and parishioners’ loved ones

We pray to the Lord.

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