Prayer of the Faithful Feast of Pentecost May 15, 2016

Intercessions
  1. For the Church: that we may be transformed and renewed through the Spirit’s presence in our hearts.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a renewal of the Gifts of the Spirit in our lives: that we may recognize and put into practice all the gifts which we have been given so that the Body of Christ may be strong in serving the reign of God.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a Spirit of faith: that we may recognize God’s actions in our lives and entrust ourselves to God’s loving care.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a Spirit of love: that we may place our time, energy, and gifts at the service of others, helping them to carry their burdens and discover God’s presence.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a Spirit of reverence: that all hearts may recognize God as creator and work to protect and preserve creation, human dignity, and cooperation within the human family.

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 Cesare Sicilia, Maria Conte, Elpidia Cruz, Robert Ecleston, Gaspare, Ricola, Gabriele Cundari, and Fr. Henry Menezes

We pray to the Lord