Prayers of the Faithful, Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 19, 2017

Readings
  1. For the courage to love: that we may love others as God has loved us, unconditionally and without expectation,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For growth in holiness: that we fulfill the work to which God has called us and be drawn ever deeper into friendship with God as a brother, sister, priest, deacon, married or single person,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who have injured us: that God will heal us of the pain and help us to have care and compassion for them,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who suffer from poverty, injustice or abuse: that God will heal them and that they may find love and support in a community of faith,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a greater respect for human life: that God will give us a new awareness of the gift of life and help us oppose all policies and practices that destroy life at every stage,

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the ill in body or mind: that they experience recovery of their health. 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 with songs of joy. We pray especially for Rosa Spensieri, Paolo Pallotta, Giuseppe Iannuzzi, Fulvia Locatelli, Fr. Gerald Anthony Donovan, S.F.M., Anna Cina.

We pray to the Lord.

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