Prayers of the Faithful, Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 26, 2017

Readings
  1. For all Christians: that we may be good stewards of the Gospel message and bring the light of Christ to all who are caught in darkness,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to be single-hearted: that we may faithfully follow Christ and not be seduced by possessions, fame or success as a brother, sister, priest, deacon, married or single person,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to trust: that we may rely upon God as we encounter life’s challenges and draw strength from Word and Sacrament as we hold fast to faith,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace to rest in God: that we may surrender our burdens and anxieties to Christ and find refreshment of mind, body and spirit in God’s providence,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are working for peace, particularly those in the Asia, Africa, and the Middle East: that God will guide their efforts and bring forth new structures and policies through their efforts to end violence,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the sick in body or mind: that they experience 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 know the everlasting Light of Heaven. We pray especially for

    Fr. Lawrence T. McGough, Jesus Llacer, Andres Sulit, Angelo Tarantino, Costantino Mandarino, Filino John Fernandes, Santiago Villanueva, Michael Allard, Giuseppe Paolella, Celestino Petrini, Brian Burke, Natale, Arone, Cesidio Stisi, Jaime Alberto Alvarez

We pray to the Lord.

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