Prayers of the Faithful

August 2015

Aug 29

August 30 ~ Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ For the Church: that we may honor the Lord not only with our lips, but with our hearts and our lives.  We pray to the Lord. + For conversion from our hypocrisies: that we may recognize where we say one thing and live by another so that we may come to greater integrity and wholeness. We pray to the Lord. + For a greater care for the most...
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Aug 22

August 23 ~ Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ That the Church will act as mediator in problems affecting peace, social harmony, the defense of life, and human and civil rights.  Christ, Holy One of God, we pray. + For protection for those fighting the wildfires in the West, for those who are injured and for those who have died and for their families.  Christ, Holy One of God,...
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Aug 15

August 16 ~ 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ In this year dedicated to consecrated life, may religious men and women rediscover the joy of following You and strive to serve the poor with zeal.  Jesus, who gives life to the world, we pray. +For the world:  may those suffering due to typhoons, hurricanes, extreme heat, drought, wildfires and heavy rains, find the resources they...
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Aug 8

August 9 ~ Ninteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the Church, wherever she is persecuted, be protected and strengthened.  Jesus, bread of heaven, we pray. + May our hearts be softened so that we may see the social injustices in our country and around the world, and may Your Holy Spirit ignite our hearts to act for justice.  Jesus, bread of heaven, we pray. + May all those who...
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Aug 1

August 2 ~ Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May fervent devotion to the Eucharist cause the Church to grow in numbers and in holiness.  Jesus, the bread which gives life to the world, we pray. + May Congress have the political will to deal with the violence in our country; and may our police and judicial system treat people fairly without regard to race.  Jesus, the bread...
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