Petitions for the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) June 14, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

Precious Lord, send down your Living Water and heal our broken world. For our spiritual leaders, enlighten them to speak your truth so we might be transformed. Spirit of Wisdom, send forth your mighty Word and infuse our leaders. For our government leaders, give them empathy to feel the pain of the people they serve […]

Petitions for The Most Holy Trinity Sunday, June 7, 2020

by Terry Trudeau

For our church leaders that they receive the grace to lift their flock in these challenging times and model for us true unity through diversity. For the leaders of our government that they become open to the voices of the least among us and join in the struggle to make changes beneficial to all in […]

Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Regarding the Death of George Floyd

by svwebmaster

The hearts of Americans across the country are joined together in collective mourning following the tragic, disturbing, and unnecessary death of George Floyd. In the name of the people of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, I express my prayerful condolences and join with all who are struggling to cope with this heavy burden of sorrow and […]

General Intercessions Ascension Thursday

by Terry Trudeau

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS / ASCENSION THURSDAYMay 21, 2020 Loving God, we pray that, although Jesus ascended fromthis earthly home to sit at Your right hand, we continue to“see” and “hear” him through Your Spirit . Loving God, we pray that world, country, and local leadershear the call of the Spirit, seeking to help all who arefrightened, […]