Prayers of the Faithful

May 2017

May 27

May 28 ~ The Ascension of the Lord

+ For the Church:  that the people of God will live with an ardent hope for heaven.  Almighty Father, giver of life, we pray. + May the authority of heaven guide the actions of those who govern on earth.  Almighty Father, giver of life, we pray. + May your Holy Spirit empower each of us to carry out Jesus' mission to be...
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May 20

May 21 ~ Sixth Sunday of Easter

+ May the Church stand before the world without stain or blemish, holy and obedient to your word.  Holy Spirit, dwelling within us, we pray. + That divisions will be healed, violence will cease, and the peace of your kingdom will bless the earth.  Holy Spirit, dwelling within us, we pray. + We pray for your Holy Spirit to remain in...
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May 13

May 14 ~ Fifth Sunday of Easter

+ For the bishops of the Church:  may they inspire and lead us all to Christ, the Truth.  Christ, our light and joy, we pray. + For the world:  that divisions will be healed, violence will cease, and that peace and justice of your kingdom will reign in every nation on earth.  Christ, our light and joy, we pray. + Loving...
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May 6

May 7 ~ Fourth Sunday of Easter

+ For the bishops, the shepherds of the Church, that they will be filled with the zeal and fervor of divine love.  Good Shepherd, gate of the sheepfold, we pray. + May those who have gone astray like sheep, hear the voice of the Good Shepherd, the loving guardian of their souls.  Good Shepherd, gate of the sheepfold, we pray. + May...
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