Prayers of the Faithful

January 2015

Jan 31

February 1 ~ 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the Church preach and teach with authority the truth of the Gospel.  Christ our peace and enduring light, we pray. + Bless all those who extend their helping hands to those in need of food, shelter and clothing, who share their time, talents and resources with others.  Christ our peace and enduring light, we pray. + For the...
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Jan 24

January 24 ~ 3rd Sunday in Odinary Time

+ For the church, especially for Pope Francis, Archbishop Sartain, and our parish leaders: may they be blessed with grace in helping the people of God to be united in bringing the light of Christ into the world.  God in your mercy, we pray. + For the people of our world suffering under the yoke of oppression: may your Spirit empower us to...
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Jan 17

January 18 ~ 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ For blessings on this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity:  that all Christians may be one in faith, hope and charity.  Christ our Light, we pray. + That those from diverse religious traditions and all people of goodwill may work together for peace.  Christ our Light, we pray. + May our country celebrate Martin Luther King,...
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Jan 10

January 11

+ For the Church, that you will grasp your people by the hand, reform us, and set us as a light for the nations.  Lord, who invites us to the water, we pray. + May all those to be baptized, especially those preparing for baptism at the Easter Vigil this year, find in the sacrament the happiness of their destiny in Christ.  Lord, who...
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Jan 3

January 4

  + May the Church guide us in strength of mind and heart to defend the freedoms of all when they are threatened.  Savior of the world, we pray. + For all those who are fleeing their homelands to find safety and security, and for the more than 11 million people living in refugee camps around the world.  Savior of the world, we...
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