Prayers of the Faithful 4th Sunday of Advent December 24 2017

  1. For the Church: may our hearts be an authentic dwelling place for God Who will guide us in bringing His Presence to all whom we meet

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a listening heart: may our hearts be quieted so we may hear the Word of God as it comes to us in words, people, and experiences

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For freedom of spirit: may God free us from selfishness, greed, and fear so we may authentically love one another as priests, religious, deacons, married or single persons

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who are pregnant: may they know God’s presence and strength as they await their child’s birth and may the children be healthy and strong

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For the sick who are facing fear: may they recognize fear of heart or mind and may God’s calming hope strengthen them. 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 Christ’s coming give them eternal joy. We pray especially forFr. Wilfrid James McAneney, Vern Bechard, Richard Massabki, Maria Trịnh thị Lan, Maria Phạm thị Ry, Daminh Nguyen van Vang, Leo Mai Xuân Tuy, Marcela Bautista, parishioners’ loved ones

We pray to the Lord.

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