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Petitions for October 16 and 17, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

God of hope, as the Church prepares for the synod to be held in 2023, maythe voices of all its members be heard. We pray for this parish as we work on racial healing. May our dialoguesdeepen our understanding of the wounds of racism and help us moveforward, able to worship with one voice. On […]

Petitions for October 9 and 10, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

God to whom all things are possible, give wisdom to this community. Mayour values and actions be shaped by your word and by the needs of thepoor that surround us. God to whom all things are possible, may Church and world leaders heedthe call of Pope Francis. May they tend to the needs of our […]

Petitions for October 2 and 3, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time ~ October 2-3 Almighty God, strengthen Pope Francis in the work you have called him to do.In the spirit of Saint Francis,may our Holy Father rebuild the church according to Your will. May those who feel estranged from the Church because of who they lovediscover welcoming and affirming communities of […]

Petitions for September 25 and 26, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time ~ September 25-26, 2021  Cantor will introduce the response and sing it ONCE before the first petition.Lector reads petitions in TWOs. Let us lift up the parishes, schools, and ministries everywherethat strive to walk in the footsteps of Saint Vincent.May we always embrace the Vincentian virtuesof Simplicity, Humility, Meekness, […]

Petitions for September 18 and 19, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

As Hispanic Heritage Month begins across the United States, let us pray that all Americanswill appreciate and respect the rich culture, history, and diversity of our Latino community. Let us lift up the members of our Sister Parish, Las Anonas de Santa Cruz in El Salvador.May their years of struggle against oppression lead to liberation […]

Petitions for September 11-12, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time As our nation marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks,Lord, attune our hearts to both the anguish of those who lost loved ones,and the suffering caused in so many places by the wars that followed.Show us how to welcome refugees now fleeing Afghanistan,how to stand in […]

Petitions for September 4-5, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS / 23rd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME We pray that we will be healed of all impediments that prevent usfrom fully participating in our faith, doing the work that improvesthe lives of the marginalized in our community.As we begin the Season of Creation we pray that all people heedPope Francis’ plea that the “cry […]

Petitions for August 28-29,2021

by Terry Trudeau

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS / 22nd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Gracious God , we humbly welcome Your word. Help us to bedoers of Your word, ministering to the poor and the marginalized.Gracious God , assist us in our prayer life to look inward, so thatwe can avoid the evil that defiles, and embrace the good that is […]

Petitions for Sugust 21-22, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS / 21st SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME God of Love, as we remember the arrival of enslaved Africans inthe USA, 402 years ago on August 20, help us to understand theimpact of slavery on this country as well as on Africa. Help us tobe instruments in open dialogue and action that will end the […]

Petitions for August 14 and 15, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

Oh Divine Creator, you created us all in your image and likeness. Help us to seeYOU in all your precious children and be a more loving and tolerant churchcommunity.Enrich our faith in the Universal church and unite all of us—including our blackand brown brothers and sisters, and our many different Catholic traditions—in one accord. Life-Giving […]