Posts by Terry Trudeau

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Petitions for August 8 and 9, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

May the Body of Christ grow in holiness as we recognize God’saccompaniment in every part of our lives and presence in the world wherewe are called to serve others. The voice of Christ is calling us to “not be afraid”. May we learn to turn toGod in every circumstance that is beyond our control. May […]

Petitions for August 1 and 2, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

For the many groups and organizations that work to alleviate hungerboth by distributing food and by promoting food production.  For those called to service as priests, deacons and religious,especially for the Vincentian novices who recently made their vows.  For all who prophetically stand against war and the development ofweapons, especially weapons of mass […]

Petitions for July 25-26, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

Merciful God, we pray for the universal church.  May its leaders follow the wisdom of Solomon: to understand what is right, what is just, and what is for the common good. We pray for our nation’s leaders.  May justice and compassion for the poor guide their decisions. Merciful God, we pray for all those who […]

Petitions for July 18-19, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

God of justice, we pray our Church leaders will honestly and courageously address the role racism has played in the church throughout our history and in our world today.  May they lead us to search our own hearts. We pray our nation will come to unity in our efforts to overcome the coronavirus.  May we […]

Petitions for July 11-12, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

Sower of good seeds, we pray for Pope Francis as he speaks your truth of inclusion and non-divisiveness. We pray for courage for all church leaders as they spread this message. We pray for the protection of this nation as we struggle with so many social and moral problems:  COVID-19, racism, immigration.   May we all […]

Petitions for July 4-5, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

God of all gifts, we have long neglected and ignored the warnings of our earthly home.   Guide Pope Francis and church leaders in their work of reparation and healing for the harm done to our planet. God of mercy, the Supreme Courtruled in 2015 on the right of the LGBTQ community to equality in marriage […]

Petitions for June 27 and 28, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

Petitions for June 27 and 28, 2020 Almighty God, you have led us on the path to fulfilling your plan on Earth.  For the Pope and all the cardinals and bishops who are your emissaries, enlighten them to use their influence in ways that will open hearts hardened by prejudice and bigotry. Sovereign Lord, you […]

Petitions for The Most Holy Trinity Sunday, June 7, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

For our church leaders that they receive the grace to lift their flock in these challenging times and model for us true unity through diversity. For the leaders of our government that they become open to the voices of the least among us and join in the struggle to make changes beneficial to all in […]

Prayers of Petition for Pentecost May 31, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

Loving God, as we celebrate this feast of Pentecost we pray for Pope Francis and all our Church leaders.  May your Holy Spirit renew their minds, hearts, and spirits, and rekindle in all the Church the fire of your love. As the first Christians were filled with your divine spirit and heard your voice in […]