Prayers of the Faithful Solemnity of the Holy Body and Blood of Christ June 18 2017

Readings
  1. For Christian unity: may Christ’s Body and Blood heal all divisions within the Christian community and bind us together into one body in love and service

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the Church: may our sharing in the Eucharist transform us more and more into the Body of Christ

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who cannot receive the Eucharist, particularly those who are refugees or imprisoned for their faith: may God strengthen them and make His presence known to them through others

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who share in ministry: may they manifest God’s love to all and their service help people experience communion with God and others as priests, religious, deacons and lay persons

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are enslaved, whether in body, mind, spirit or emotions: may God guide them to freedom and to new life

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are recovering: may God ease their pain and fill their hearts with peace. 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 share in the Body and Blood of Christ and live forever in God’s presence. We pray especially for Giuseppe Bortolus, Blaise Fernandes, Reno Borean, Alberto De Luca, Dimitrios Kryparos, Berardino Pede, Gonzalo Martinez, Art Madrid, Zenobia Pena, Aida Rios de Cedeno

We pray to the Lord.

 

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