Prayers of the Faithful

August 2016

Aug 27

August 28 ~ Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ For the renewal of the Church, with greater missionary outreach as its goal.  Lord, Savior of all, we pray. + We pray for all those affected by the devastating earthquake in Italy.  Give them the hope and strength they will need through these difficult days.  Lord, Savior of all, we pray. + Along with the poet Ann Weems, we...
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Aug 20

August 21 ~ 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.  Lord, light of the world, we pray. We pray for the people of Louisiana and all others around the world whose lives have been devastated by unprecedented floods and other disasters.  Comfort and protect...
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Aug 13

August 14 ~ Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the Church be a place of mercy freely given where everyone can feel welcomed, loved, forgiven and encouraged to live the good life of the Gospel.  Jesus, perfecter of faith, we pray. + That those who are leaders in all nations will imitate the goodness of the Lord, who secured justice and the rights of all the oppressed.  Jesus,...
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Aug 6

August 7 ~ Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the Church, through its priests and all those who are preachers and teachers, speak to the hearts of all peoples of the world and let them know your love.  Holy Spirit, giver of life, we pray. + For the world, that you will watch over all peoples and inspire justice, peace and love to spread over all the earth.  Holy Spirit,...
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