Prayers of the Faithful 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time September 17 2017

Readings
  1. For the Church: may we, who are God’s priests, deacons, religious, married and single people, both in life and in death, faithfully live God’s love, mercy, and forgiveness through our words and deeds

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to forgive those who have wronged us: may God free our hearts to forgive others as God forgives us

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a healing of nations: may world leaders lay aside pride, image, and threats so that the greater good of the human family may be advanced

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For greater stewardship of the earth: may God help us recognize the consequences of our actions and the impact that chemical usage will have on future generations

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For families who have been separated by disasters: may God lead and guide them to safety and reunite them quickly

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are ill: may they know recovery and relief from pain. 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 experience God’s everlasting kindness and Mercy. We pray especially for Justin Maurice Machado, Margherita Gennuso, Fr. Kenneth MacAulay, Elizabeth Hancko, Domenico Ferrari, Rajah Anthony, Azucena de Jesus Caicedo, Fr. William Francis Ryan, Fr. Emidio Cremona, Antonio Trignetti

We pray to the Lord.

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