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Petitions for January 10, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

Prayers of the FaithfulBaptism of JesusJanuary 10, 2021 God of peace, we pray for Church leaders throughout the world. May they speak out to the injustices of all who suffer from homelessness, unemployment, and poverty. God of love, as Jesus was anointed by the Holy Spirit at his Baptism, so were we at ours. May […]

Petitions for January 1, 2021 The Solemnity of Mary

by Terry Trudeau

PETITIONS FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF MARY MOTHER OF GOD St Vincent de Paul Parish – January 1, 2021 Blessed Mary, handmaid of the Lord , intercede for us to beresponsive to the voice of God, the voice of conscience, in the face ofan unknown future that may very well require heroic commitment . Letus pray […]

Petitions for January 3, 2021

by Terry Trudeau

Prayers of the FaithfulThe Epiphany of the LordJanuary 3, 2021 Lord, may your light shine on your Church, on Pope Francis and all Church leaders. In this divided world may they be models of inclusiveness. Lord, may your light shine on our country’s newly elected administration. May they promote racial and economic justice, gun control, […]

Petitions for December 27, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CHURCH PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2020 THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY  We pray for wisdom for parents in the rearing of their children. Maymothers and fathers be guided by faith, by the inspired teaching ofclergy and lay people alike who open to them the riches […]

Petitions for Christmas, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL FOR CHRISTMAS EVE AND DAY St. Vincent de Paul Parish – December 25, 2020  For peace in our world. In the midst of shootings, assaults, rioting; inthe midst of strife in homes and on the streets, may the Prince ofPeace come to change hearts. Let us pray to the Lord. […]

Petitions for December 20, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions Fourth Sunday of Advent ~ December 19-20, 2020 (If there is no sung response, lector adds “We pray to the Lord…”) O Wisdom of our God Most High, enlighten the preachers of every faith tradition, that they may guide all people in the way of compassion. O King of All Nations, rule in […]

Petitions for December 13, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions Third Sunday of Advent ~ December 12-13, 2020 Let us pray for the Church’s social ministry throughout the world.May Christians always bring glad tidings to those who are poor, brokenhearted, or imprisoned. Let us pray for migrants and refugees who seek a better life for their families.Through compassionate immigration reform and the efforts […]

Petitions for December 6, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

For the Church throughout the world:During this time of pandemic, may parishes find new waysto minister to the spiritual and physical needs of all God’s people. We pray… For the ongoing struggle for racial justicein our nation, our city, and our St. Vincent’s community:May we not rest until “every valley is filled in, every mountain […]

Petitions for First Sunday of Advent November 30, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

General Intercessions Let us pray for a holy and fruitful Advent season.May all who struggle with the present darknessof illness, racism, and political strifeanticipate God’s peaceful and healing light. Let us pray for Black Catholics everywhere.May the gifts of Blackness be recognized and welcomed in every faith community,especially here at St. Vincent’s. Let us pray […]

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 […]