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Petitions for September 12-13, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

Prayers of the Faithful24 th Sunday of Ordinary TimeSeptember 12-13, 2020 We pray for the Church in the world as we address the many divisive conflicts of our times: racism, immigration response to the corona virus. As followers of Christ working for justice, may we seek paths to understanding and reconciliation. We pray for our […]

Petitions for September 5 and 6, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

Prayers of the Faithful23rd Sunday of Ordinary TimeSeptember 5-6, 2020 We pray for our Mother Earth, so wounded by exploitation and disregard. May we heed Pope Francis as he calls us to rediscover our vocation to be stewards of creation. We pray for our catechumens, Chioma and Diane, and our candidates, Freeman, Diana, and Caitlin. […]

Petitions for August 29-30, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions August 29-30, 2020 – 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time For Christians everywhere: For the courage—in all times and circumstances—to share the Good News of God’s love, mercy, and justice, we pray… For our children who made their First Communion this weekend—Frank, Haidyn, Jared, Joseph, London, Patrick, and Uma: for a hunger and thirst […]

Petitions for August 22 and 23, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions August 22-23, 2020 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time 11:00 Mass – Add “We pray to the Lord.” Who do we say that Jesus is? In our Church, may Jesus be the One who teaches us the way of love–a love that suffers, forgives, hopes, and endures. In our nation, may Jesus be […]

Petitions for August 15-16, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions August 15-16, 2020 – 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time On this weekend in which the church celebrates the Feast of the Assumption, may our devotion to the Blessed Mother help us to say yes more faithfully to all God asks of us. As our nation holds political conventions this week and next, may […]

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 […]