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Petitions for May 15 and 16, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions 7th Sunday of Easter – May 15-16, 2021Lector: Our response to the petitions will be “Oyenos miDios:, which isSpanish for “Listen to your people.” Heavenly Father, your Son, Jesus prayed that you would watch overthose left behind. Watch over our leaders so that they may governwith wisdom and integrity. Let us pray for […]

Petitions for Ascension Thursday

by Terry Trudeau

Jesus, you have instructed your followers to be your witnesses to the ends of the earth.Embolden us to give witness to current disparities in our world today. Dear Lord, grant us the qualities of humility, gentleness, patience and restraint in ourwitness to others of your coming. Christ, you are the head of the Church. Infuse […]

Petitions for May 8 and 9, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

General IntercessionsSixth Sunday of Easter Lector: Our response to the petitions will be “Oyenos mi Dios” Holy Spirit, we welcome you into our hearts so that we may seeothers as God sees us. Sanctify our leaders so theywill wield theirpower for the good of all, not merely special interests. Precious Lord, as you share your […]

Petitions for May 1 and 2, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

General Intersessions for the Fifth Sunday of Easter Father God, you have grown a vineyard in which we as the branchesbear the fruits of your divine wisdom. Provide our government leaderswith the courage to pass laws that will ensure the safety of our youngpeople, especially young Black men. Help us to speak boldly as our […]

Petitions for April 24 and 25, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

Prayers of the Faithful for the Fourth Sunday of Easter Merciful Redeemer, we thank you for holding our legal system accountable inthe recent Chauvin case, and we humbly ask for your swift justice for all whocontinue to suffer under systems of white supremacy and fall victim to policebrutality, especially Ma’Khia Bryant, who was recently killed […]

Petitions for April 17 and 18, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

Prayers of the FaithfulThird Sunday of Easter Risen Lord, we pray for our Church. May it find its way to include all God’speople, especially women and the LGBTQ community. May all people befully incorporated into the Body of the Church. Open the minds of government leaders and public officials to racialinjustices. May they find ways […]

Petitions for April 10 and 11, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

Prayers of the FaithfulSecond Sunday of EasterApril 10-11, 2021 If the response is not sung, please add “Lord, hear our prayer” after eachpetition. God of the resurrection, bring new life into our Church’s structures andleadership. May your divine mercy move our leaders to fully welcoming theLGBTQ community. God of mercy, inspire us to share our […]

Petitions for Easter, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions Easter Vigil & Easter Sunday ~ April 3-4, 2021 (If response is not sung, lector adds “We pray…”) O God of new beginnings, we praise you for the restoration of our beautiful church. May this House of Vincent be a place of peace, justice, and mercy for generations to come. O Divine Physician, […]

Petitions for Holy Thursday

by Terry Trudeau

General IntercessionsHoly Thursday ~ April 1, 2021 Tonight let us pray for the Church, the Body of Christ.May each person be recognized and celebratedas a reflection of the God who loves us into life. Let us pray for this House of Vincent,and its many members, near and far.May we always find waysto kneel in humble […]

Petitions for Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

General IntercessionsPalm Sunday ~ March 27-28, 2021 This week, ALL Lectors add “We pray…”For those who feel abandoned by God…For those who are angry with the Church…For all who carry the cross of misunderstanding, we pray… For those who long to heal our divided nation . . .For those who proclaim in word and in […]