Prayers of the Faithful 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time September 3 2017

Readings
  1. For the Church: may the fire of the Holy Spirit embolden us to give witness to God and to serve others by following the example of Jesus as priests, deacons, single or married people

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to follow Christ: may we embrace the cross as we experience opposition, hardship or rejection and allow God to raise us to new life

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the gift of discernment: May the Spirit guide us in recognizing the invitations and voice of God in our prayer, reflection, dreams, and experiences

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a deeper appreciation for God’s creation: May we reverence and work to preserve the land, air, and water that God has entrusted to our care and may our hearts be directed to assist those affected by storms, floods or wildfires

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the growth of peace: may world leaders courageously work to end violence and implement steps to establish just and life-giving societies

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the ill: may they be restored to good health. 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: may they taste the riches of Heaven’s banquet feast. We pray especially for Maria Seemann, Domingo Navidad Acosta, Deceased of Cazzolli & Scandolari Families, Nguyen Dang Dang, On and Thua Gioakim, Anna  Dao Thuy  Hong

We pray to the Lord.

 

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