Prayers of the Faithful Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 23 2017

Readings
  1. For the Church: may the Spirit guide us in being a priestly people as we offer intercession for one another and the whole human family

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For this parish community: may the seeds of justice and mercy take root in us and bring forth a bountiful harvest for the reign of God

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For healing and transformation of our weaknesses: may the Spirit of God work within us to bring wholeness in the areas in which we are most wounded and vulnerable

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the gift of humility: may we recognise our strengths, abilities and opportunities as gifts from God and be open to His invitations to daily serve as priests, deacons, religious, married or single persons

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who work for social justice and reconciliation: may their efforts may be a leaven in society to bring forth the reign of God

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the ill: may they soon know healing. 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 granted eternal rest with God in Heaven. We pray especially for Italo & Antonietta Sant’Angelo, Anna  Dinh Thi Thoa and No,  Mae Hawkins, Gioakim  Nguyen  Van  So and Chen

We pray to the Lord.

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