Prayers of the Faithful, Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017

Readings
  1. For the Church: that we may strive to have the same mind as Christ as we offer our lives in loving service to others

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a greater respect for human life: that every heart may honor the mystery of human life at all stages along life’s journey

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For courage: that we may embrace God’s will and trust God’s providence even when we experience suffering and rejection

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all Christians: recalling Christ’s dying and rising, may we be emptied of our will so God can fill us and raise us up as single, married, deacon, religious or priestly persons

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the Elect and Candidates: may they enter more deeply into the mystery of God’s unconditional love through the celebrations of Holy Week

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the sick and their caretakers: may they know the healing power emanating from the cross 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 be surrounded by the saints in the heavenly kingdom. We pray especially for Amalia & Angelo Collauto, Luigi Torchia, Aurelio Pigoni, Clemente & Eleuterio Ramos, Serena Fernandes, Joe Dobko, Jack & Evelyn Wiggins, Brian Huthmacher, Colt Allery

We pray to the Lord.

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