Prayers of the Faithful

October 2015

Oct 31

November 1 ~ Solemnity of All Saints

+ Through devotion to the saints in heaven, may the Church be strengthened in holiness and inspire each of us to assist the poor, the sick, and all who suffer.  Father, who watches over us in love, we pray. + For the victims of the devastating earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan, those who died, the injured, and the displaced: May their...
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Oct 24

October 25 ~ Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ That through the Church's announcement of the Gospel, your word may increase love and give full meaning to pain and suffering.  Merciful Jesus, Son of God, we pray. + In the world may there be peace and true brotherly love among all peoples and nations, especially in the areas of conflict now spreading in the Middle East.  Merciful...
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Oct 17

October 18 ~ Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ That with a missionary spirit the Christian communities may announce the Gospel to those who are still awaiting it.  Jesus, our strength, we pray. + We ask that you provide special protection for all families, particularly those who face hardships as they move in search of a better life.  Show mercy to those who travel in danger,...
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Oct 10

October 11 ~ Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ That the Church will act as a mediator in finding solutions to problems affecting peace, social harmony, the defense of life, and human and civil rights.  Lord, guide to eternal life, we pray. + May human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, be eradicated.  Help us to be part of the solution.  Lord, guide to eternal life,...
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Oct 3

October 4 ~ Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the Church be ever mindful of embracing the gifts given to prepare each of us to accept Your kingdom.  Lord of all blessings, we pray. + For all who are vulnerable, especially unborn children, persons with disabilities, those fleeing their homelands, and those who are poor, elderly, or suffering from illness:  may they be...
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