Prayers of the Faithful First Sunday of Lent March 5, 2017

Readings
  1. In solidarity with the Holy Father: we pray for wisdom and compassion in our leaders and those who have care for the young: that they will do all in their power to protect children from any form of abuse,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For one another: that the prayer, fasting and almsgiving of Lent may bring forth a new springtime of faith in our lives,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the grace of conversion: that the Spirit will guide us in turning more fully toward God and to recognize the demons that seek to deceive us,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all believers: that the Word of God and Bread of Life may nourish us and strengthen us for our life’s journey as married, single, deacons, priests, brothers or sisters,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For our catechumens: that they may always remember this day of their election and be grateful for the blessings they have received from heaven,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For those who are ill: that they be relieved of their suffering. 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 surrounded by the saints. We pray especially for Lorenzo Vu Huu Hien, Valentin Sr. & Mercedes Eleiron Nabong, Juan Bautista & Miriam Botero, Laura & Carmen Emilia Loaiza, Ivana Varrasso, Herman Lemmermyer, Ernesto Caravaggio, Ruben Binoya

We pray to the Lord.

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