Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 26, 2019
Coming to the Lord with hearts that are troubled and afraid, we ask that his peace will enter into all aspects of our lives.
- That Pope Francis will be blessed with good health and the wisdom of the Holy Spirit during his pastoral visit to Romania and as he leads the Church through this time of controversy and upset. We pray to the Lord.
- That nations of the world will truly praise God by their resolve to build alliances of peace that will remove the horrors of war from the face of the earth. We pray to the Lord.
- That in all of their teachings and decisions, the bishops of the Church will join with Paul and the apostles in all sincerity with assurances that their actions are not merely their opinions but also reflect the will of the Holy Spirit. We pray to the Lord.
- That we may love the Lord Jesus and keep his word so that the Father and the Son will reside with us in all our actions. We pray to the Lord.
- That during this Memorial Day weekend we will remember in prayer and thanksgiving those brave individuals who sacrificed their own lives that we might live in freedom. We pray to the Lord.
- That those actively serving in the military, as civilian first responders, and as emergency personnel at home and throughout the world may be granted wisdom, be protected from harm, and know our gratitude for their service. We pray to the Lord.
- That military veterans who suffer from the physical, psychological, and spiritual wounds of war may be granted the Lord’s peace and know the appreciation of all people of good will. We pray to the Lord.
- That Our Blessed Mother, the Queen of Peace, will intercede for us to bring peace between nations, within our families, among neighbors, and within our parish. We pray to the Lord.
- That Fr. Christopher may be healed from his surgery and restored to full health so that he may serve the Lord with his priesthood and his care and concern for others. We pray to the Lord.
- That God may have pity on those who are ill and may let his face shine upon them giving them comfort, consolation, and confidence for the future. We pray to the Lord.
- That our deceased family and friends who served in the military may live forever in heaven in the peace that is beyond all understanding. We pray to the Lord.
- For our own intentions that we recall in silence…….. We pray to the Lord.
O God, you call us to love you by living the message that Jesus brought to earth. May we live humbly, recognizing our need for your grace in answer to these prayers that we offer and in all aspects of our lives. We make these prayers through Christ our Lord. Amen.