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Prayers of the Faithful

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Aug 19-20 2017

1. For the Church: may we be a sign of God's presence and a means for all people to come to deeper prayer and authentic worship of God, we pray to the Lord…

2. For Pope Francis, successor to Peter the apostle, may he lead the Church with courage in times of peace and in times of turmoil, we pray to the Lord …

3. For Peace: that leaders of nations may surrender power and privilege and become servants of those who are most in need, we pray to the Lord ...

4. May many hear and answer God’s call to become priests, deacons, and religious brothers and sisters, we pray to the Lord…

5. For the sick, the homebound, for those undergoing surgery, testing, or treatment, and for all those on our prayer list, we pray to the Lord…

6. For the strength to welcome Christ as He comes to us in the stranger, the sick, the imprisoned, and the unborn child, we pray to the Lord…

7. For the teachers, principals and staffs of all our schools as they begin classes this week, may they be Christ-like in their interactions with each other and with the students, we pray to the Lord…

8. For students, that the Spirit of God may grant them the gifts of wisdom and understanding, we pray to the Lord…

9. For …
5:30: Maurice and Agnes Powers
8:00: Harry Long
10:45: the People of Our Parish
whom we remember at this Mass,we pray to the Lord…

10. and for the prayers and petitions that we hold in the silence of our hearts (pause)…we pray to the Lord…