Prayers of the Faithful

January 2016

Jan 30

January 31 ~ Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ During this Jubilee Year of Mercy, may the Church preach and teach with authority, winning many to the truth of the Gospel.  Lord of love, we pray. + May all people, including us, take good care of creation -- a gift freely given -- cultivating and protecting it for future generations.  Lord of love, we pray. + May we remember...
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Jan 23

January 24 ~ Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ That, during this Jubilee Year of Mercy, the church will be ever more fervent in proclaiming the Kingdom of God.  Jesus, who brings glad tidings, we pray. + For those in the world who suffer from violence or disasters: may we all help each other with love and selfless service.  Jesus, who brings glad tidings, we pray. + In...
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Jan 9

January 10 ~ The Baptism of the Lord

+ For the Church: that you will grasp your people by the hand and make us a light for the nations.  Jesus only Begotten Son of God, we pray. +  For all nations torn by upheaval and war and for all victims of war, let us be instruments of your peace and love in a world of violence and hatred.  Jesus only Begotten Son of God, we...
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Jan 2

January 3 ~ The Epiphany of the Lord

+ That by means of dialogue and charity and with the grace of the Holy Spirit, all Christians may overcome divisions.  Holy Spirit who renews the face of the earth, we pray. + May the observance of National Migration Week move many in all nations to help the migrants and refugees of the world in their need.  Holy Spirit who renews the...
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