Prayer of the Faithful Palm Sunday March 20 2016

Intercessions
  1. For the Church: that we may speak a word of hope and mercy to all who are burdened, searching or yearning for a better life.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to forgive: that we may have the courage to forgive freely all who injure us just as God has forgiven us.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are suffering, particularly Christians in the Middle East and China: that their hearts may trust God more fully and remain open to God’s invitation to witness to the Gospel.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who have been unjustly accused: that God will give them strength and hope as they endure suffering and hardship.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who have been the victims of crime: that they may find healing, peace, and freedom in the wounds of Christ.

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 Maria Salome Silva, Anna Nguyen Thi Thay, Pietro Conforti, Vito Grieco

We pray to the Lord.