For God’s holy Church, that we may heed the call to discipleship by following the Lord and bringing God’s word and mercy to those in need, we pray to the Lord.
For all beginning a new commitment: that God will free them from fear and help them to trust that God will provide all that they need to fulfill their commitment, we pray to the Lord.
For all who are discerning God’s call: that they may have wisdom and insight to know the voice of the Lord and courage to follow, we pray to the Lord
For a greater recognition of our poverty: that the Spirit of God will help us acknowledge how much we need God and help us to confidently pray each day for strength and understanding, we pray to the Lord.
For the grace to listen: that we may follow Christ away from the noise and demands of daily life and enter into the silent depths of our hearts where God can speak to us, we pray to the Lord.
For greater trust: that we may rely upon God’s love and providence as we enter the deeper waters of vocation, marriage, parenting and employment, we pray to the Lord
For all who feel unwelcome before God or unworthy of God’s presence: that God’s unconditional love may heal and renew them, and draw them into communion with God, we pray to the Lord.
For all who are ill, particularly those suffering mentally or emotionally: that God will lift their burden, help them find the right resources to assist them and fill their hearts with peace, we pray to the Lord.
For all who are suffering from violence or civil unrest: that God will give them strength, protect the innocent from harm and open dialogue to resolve the conflict, we pray to the Lord.
For the women of our parish: that they will be open to the invitation to renew their lives through participation in the Christ Renews His Parish weekend this month, we pray to the Lord.
For all who have died: that they may share fully in the new life of Christ and live with God forever, we pray to the Lord.
For the intentions in our parish book of prayer and for the intentions of our hearts, we pray to the Lord.