Prayers of the Faithful Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

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Archdiocese-of-Toronto announcement about the new Archbishop of Toronto

  1. For the Church: may we continue Jesus’ mission to bring forth the reign of God through our worship, our work, and our relationships each day.

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For a renewed spirit of evangelization: may the Holy Spirit guide us as witnesses to Jesus and all that God has done in showing compassion and forgiveness to all the world

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all gathered here: may we may look for Christ in our Eucharistic assembly, in our families and communities, and in those who request our assistance for Christ is always with us

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all who spread the Good News: may God inspire them to boldly and dynamically announce God’s saving love and healing presence to all as single, married, religious, deacons and priests

We pray to the Lord.

  1. For all doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals: may they be permitted to function according to their conscience

    We pray to the Lord.

  2. For all who are ill: may God heal their pain and give them the courage to be living witnesses to the Gospel. 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 the Father welcome them as He welcomed his Son. We pray especially for Maria Ferrara, Edwin Eduardo Perez Abarca, Georgina Joan Picard, Elsa Inez Romero, Deacon Paul McDonald, Elsa Inez Romero, Maria Olimpia Jimenez de Garcia, and deceased mothers.

We pray to the Lord.

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