Weekly Prayers of the Faithful

Third Sunday of Advent A, December 15, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent A, December 15, 2019 On this day we hear of John the Baptist, the messenger sent ahead to prepare the way of the Lord.  May we heed John’s call to repentance as we seek to encounter Jesus through the prayers that we offer. That Church leaders may take to heart their… Continue reading Third Sunday of Advent A, December 15, 2019

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First Sunday of Advent A, December 01, 2019

First Sunday of Advent A, December 01, 2019 As we enter this Advent season, may we stay awake and prepare ourselves for the unexpected hour when the Son of Man will come. That the Church may be ever alert, awake, and observant so that it will recognize the coming of the Lord into our midst.… Continue reading First Sunday of Advent A, December 01, 2019

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Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe C, November 24, 2019

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe C, November 24, 2019 On this last Sunday of the Church year, we acknowledge the kingship of Jesus in our lives and offer our prayers that we may be faithful and loving members of his kingdom on earth. That Pope Francis’ pastoral visit to Japan… Continue reading Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe C, November 24, 2019

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Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 17, 2019

Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 17, 2019 On this third World Day of the Poor, we come to the Father acknowledging our poverty in so many areas of our lives while seeking the grace to share from our abundance. That Pope Francis’ identification of loving attentiveness as the beginning of true concern for… Continue reading Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 17, 2019

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Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 10, 2019

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 10, 2019 We come to the Lord asking that he attend to our outcry, calling upon him to incline his ear and hear our words. That the Church may be renewed in a commitment to root out all evil and injustice, replacing them with wisdom, compassion, and the… Continue reading Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 10, 2019

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Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 03, 2019

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 03, 2019 We seek the Lord, as did Zacchaeus, often unable to see him because of our shortcomings.  We offer these prayers in hope that we will find tall sycamores that raise us up in wisdom and vision. That the Church may be resolute in its commitment to… Continue reading Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time C, November 03, 2019

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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 27, 2019

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 27, 2019 We come to the Lord with our prayers, often convinced of our own righteousness, but seeking the grace to recognize our weaknesses. That as Pope Francis receives the final document from the Synod on the Amazon, he will receive grace and wisdom from the Holy Spirit… Continue reading Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 27, 2019

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Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 20, 2019

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 20, 2019 We come to the Lord with our prayers and petitions knowing that he is a just judge who cares for all our needs. That Pope Francis, whose travels display the missionary role of the Church, may inspire all the faithful on this World Mission Sunday to… Continue reading Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 20, 2019

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Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 13, 2019

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 13, 2019 We come to the Lord with all the challenges that we face in life asking that he take pity on us in our struggles. That the Vatican Synod on the Amazon Region might be lived in “fraternal communion and in the docility to the Holy Spirit,… Continue reading Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, October 13, 2019