Prayers of the Faithful Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 16 2017

Readings
  1. For the Church: may we spread the hope and vitality of the Good News with both our words and deeds so that others may experience the compassionate mercy of God

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For courage to share our faith through stories: may we offer others the joy of coming to know God’s love through sharing the story of our journey with God

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a calming of the restlessness in our hearts: may we find fulfillment of our deepest longings in the embrace of God  

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who have closed their hearts to God’s Word: may God break through their barriers, heal them and may we be living signs of the Good News as priests, deacons, religious, married or single persons

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the created world: may we respect the air, water and land, and cooperate with God’s plan for creation as it is brought to fulfilment

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the ill: may they know healing and comfort through the loving prayers of those around them. 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 be welcomed into heaven. We pray especially for Ero Donato, Guise Dao Duc Hung, Anna  Dinh Thi Nhuong, Guise  Nguyen Minh Chau and Tan Thuong, Rosa Caparrotta, Gregorio and Giovanni Profiti, Gioakim Dinh Ba Khan and Thon, Maria Nguyen Thi Bang, Anna Pham Thi Nhuong, Tim Sarnecki, Wilbur Yee

We pray to the Lord.

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