Prayers of the Faithful, Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 5, 2017

Readings
  1. For the victims of violence in a Quebec City mosque last Sunday and for all victims of religiously motivated violence throughout the world,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the Church: that we may be a light to our world and that our words and deed may be instruments of healing and transformation for our society,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For transformation of our hearts: that we will allow God to cleanse us of self-centeredness and malicious speech so that we may live in the fullness of light and love,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For those who speak prophetic words: that their cry may be like salt, raising our awareness and stirring our desire to work for peace, justice and solidarity,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For world leaders:  that they continue to search for ways to heal ancient wounds and find ways of promoting peace and justice for all,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For those enduring illness: that they experience the healing power of Christ. 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 Light and Peace of the Kingdom of Heaven. We pray especially for Bruna Bertolo, Luciana Dei Tos, Luigi DiGiannantonio,  Jesus Jessie Escorpezo, Cirilo Fanto Sr., Maria Alejandra Sierra Chaverra, Giuseppe Tassone

We pray to the Lord.

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