Prayers of the Faithful, Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 22, 2017

Readings
  1. For the Church: that we may have the freedom to leave everything and follow Jesus’ call to serve the kingdom of God

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a deeper relationship with Christ: that we may be drawn toward Christ and find in Him the meaning and purpose for our life

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For unity of all Christians: that all who bear the Christian name may work together to manifest the love and presence of God in our society

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a greater appreciation and dedication to human life: that God will help us respect and defend the value of life from conception until natural death

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are discerning a call to ministry: that God will help them hear the call and recognize the gifts they have so that the needs of hearts and souls may be addressed

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the ill and those with mental illness: that God will ease their suffering and give them hope. 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 behold the face of Christ. We pray especially forFelicitas D’Souza, Mrs. Mai Do, Antonio Alberto Chiofalo, Shuggey Beharry, Girardo Ferri, Gaspare Coppola Tevere, Antonio Gigliozzi, Romolo Gramolini, Mariano Silvaggi, Jesus Jessie Escorpezo

We pray to the Lord.

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