Prayers of the Faithful

October 2016

Oct 29

October 30 ~ Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ During this Year of Mercy, may the Church go forth toward those who are wounded and in need of an attentive ear, forgiveness and love.  Holy Trinity, our glory and shield, we pray. + May we remember that you loathe nothing that you have made because everything you have made is good.  Everything and everyone, including ourselves, has...
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Oct 22

October 23 ~ Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May your word increase love through the Church's announcement of the Gospel.  Lord, our refuge and joy, we pray. + May the sun of your love burn away the fog so that we can see each other clearly beyond labels, accents, gender and skin color.  May it melt our selfishness so that we can see all people as our neighbors.  Lord,...
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Oct 15

October 16 ~ Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May World Mission Day renew within all Christian communities the joy of the Gospel and the responsibility to share it.  Lord of faithfulness, we pray. + Let the rain come and wash away the ancient grudges, the bitter hatreds held and nurtured over generations over all the earth.  Lord of faithfulness, we pray. + For children with...
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Oct 9

October 9 ~ 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the Church persevere with steadfast faith in confessing your name.  Jesus, light of kindness, we pray. + We pray for all those in the world - including people in this parish - who work against injustice and seek to make the human journey on earth more joyful.  Jesus, light of kindness, we pray. + That journalists throughout the...
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Oct 6

October 2 ~ Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ That the Church will act as mediator in finding solutions to problems affecting peace, social harmony, the defense of life, and human and civil rights.  Lord of faith, we pray. + May those who govern throughout the world use their authority to secure freedom of religion.  Lord of faith, we pray. + We pray for strength for our...
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