Weekly Prayers of the Faithful

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, January 17, 2021

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, January 17, 2021 Today we hear that God spoke to Samuel while he was sleeping, inspired Andrew who was with John the Baptist, and welcomed Simon, the brother of Andrew.  He reaches out to each of us, wherever we are in our belief and unbelief, and we respond with our… Continue reading Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, January 17, 2021

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Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020 On this Fourth Sunday of Advent, as our season of waiting comes to an end, we prepare to welcome the Lord at Christmas and we present our needs to the Father.    That even as we are distanced from one another in darkness, the Church may provide opportunities for… Continue reading Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020

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Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2020

Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2020 On this Gaudete Sunday, we present our needs to the Father as we wait in joyful hope for the Lord who is near and draws ever closer.    That in celebrating his 84th birthday this week, Pope Francis may be blessed with health, energy, wisdom, and peace as he… Continue reading Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2020

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First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2020

First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2020 At the beginning of this Advent season, we rouse ourselves from sleep and ask the Lord for new life as we call upon his name.    That during these weeks of watching and waiting, the Church may offer joyful hope to a world that is suffering in the darkness. … Continue reading First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2020

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Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, November 22, 2020

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, November 22, 2020 We come to the Father recognizing Jesus Christ as our King asking for the grace to be worthy members of his kingdom.    That our faith may be strengthened through our love of the Church which is our home and a work of… Continue reading Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, November 22, 2020

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Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, November 15, 2020

Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, November 15, 2020 Knowing that the Father has entrusted us with the gift of faith, we come to him asking for the courage to increase that faith by investing ourselves in his will for us.    That the Church will recognize its treasure in the poor, the hungry, and the downtrodden,… Continue reading Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, November 15, 2020