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Petitions for March 29, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS / 5th SUNDAY IN LENT March 28-29, 2020 We pray that we can hear the voice of Jesus, calling to us to come out of the tomb within, compelling us to rise and go to Him. We pray that we, as a faith community, not forget those living on the margins during this […]

General Petitions for the Fourth Sunday in Lent

by Terry Trudeau

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS / 4th SUNDAY IN LENT March 21-22, 2020 We pray that during this Lenten season we, along with our catechumens and candidates, can abandon the deeds of darkness and live according to the justice and truth of God through the light of Christ. We pray that we can look at others as God […]

Petitions for Feb 1-2, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions ~ February 1-2, 2020 Feast of the Presentation of the Lord 11:00 Mass add, “Let us pray . . . “ For the Church throughout the world: For the refiner’s fire that purifies and clarifies . . . For the willingness to do God’s work, whatever the cost: Sung or spoken response For […]

Petitions for First Sunday in Lent

by Terry Trudeau

Prayers of the FaithfulFirst Sunday of Lent February 29 – March 1, 2020 In his temptations, Jesus listened to and was led by the Holy Spirit.  During this season of Lent may we open our hearts to the Spirit so that we may follow Jesus more faithfully and experience God’s amazing grace. We pray for […]

Petitions for March 7-8, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS  /  2nd SUNDAY IN LENT March 7-8, 2020(11 Mass add: “Let Us Pray to the Lord”) Loving God, we pray that during this Lenten season we are renewed by the Spirit, returning to our first love, Jesus. Loving God, help us to better “listen to Him”, to listen to His Word, and to […]

Petitions for Jan 25-26, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions January 25-26, 2019 Let us pray for unity among Christian churches, respect among all faith traditions, and appreciation of the variety of Catholic spiritualities.  May God’s light dispel the darkness of mistrust. Let us pray for Nelson Perez, the next Archbishop of Philadelphia. As he prepares to accept this awesome responsibility, May God’s […]

Petitions for January 18 and 19, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions January 18-19, 2020 ~ Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Let us pray for prophetic voices in the church today. May all who recognize the movement of God’s spirit share their vision with courage and clarity. As our nation prepares to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, may we grow in our ability to speak […]

Worldwide Vincentian Family Stands with the People of Venezuela

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Guest post from John Freund, CM To all the members of the Vincentian Family (VF) in the world, and especially to our brothers and sisters in Venezuela, we express our concern and our solidarity in the face of the dramatic situation Venezuelans are experiencing in their country. Read more…

Community Based Healing, Not Unconstitutional Roadblocks

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The Philadelphia Family Unity Network (PFUN) is a coalition that worked with the Mayor’s administration and local advocates to successfully end all Philadelphia Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) holds in April 2014. We are immigrant community leaders and young people, documented and undocumented, allies, grassroots immigrant organizations, advocates for the needs of victims and witnesses […]