Prayers of the Faithful

July 2015

Jul 25

July 26 ~ Feast of St. Anne

+ Through the proclamation of the Word, the ministry of the sacraments, the celebration of the lives of saints such as St. Anne, and works of charity, may the Church guide all to know Jesus Christ.  Jesus, model of love and unity, we pray. + For all grandparents:  may they instill wisdom in their grandchildren and be a center of...
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Jul 18

July 19 ~ 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the shepherds of the Church proclaim Christ, admonishing and teaching with wisdom.  Jesus, Shepherd of us all, we pray. + For the world:  half the population of Syria, more than 11½ million people, have fled or been displaced from their homes due to the ongoing conflict.  Words escape us about the hardships they face...
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Jul 11

July 12 ~ Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ That the Church may act as mediator in finding solutions to problems affecting peace, social harmony and civil rights.  Lord dwelling within us, we pray. + For the world: may political leaders heed the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor by having the political will to address climate change.  Lord dwelling within us, we pray....
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Jul 4

July 5 ~ Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ During this Year of Consecrated Life, we pray that you will continue to enrich the Church by calling forth sons and daughters to live their lives consecrated to you.  Jesus enthroned in heaven, we pray. + For the world: that all people will work for justice so that all people may experience peace.  Jesus enthroned in heaven, we...
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