Prayers of the Faithful

March 2017

Mar 25

March 26 ~ Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)

+ For those preparing to enter the Church this Easter who as they celebrate the Second Scrutiny this weekend: free these elect and all of us from the false values that blind us.  Jesus, living light for all, we pray. + May those who hold public office imitate your goodness, and secure justice and the rights of all the oppressed. ...
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Mar 19

March 19 ~ Third Sunday of Lent

+ For those preparing to enter the Church at Easter who today receive the First Scrutiny:  that they will find in the Creed of the Church sustenance to live a holy life.  Jesus, giver of the water of life, we pray. + For the world:  may we all work against injustice and seek to make the human journey on earth more joyful for...
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Mar 11

March 12 ~ Second Sunday of Lent

+ May the Church stand before the world without stain or blemish, holy and obedient to your word.  Holy Spirit of justice, we pray. + That persecuted Christians everywhere may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church.  Holy Spirit of justice, we pray. + May we be like Abraham in today's reading, and go, and...
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Mar 5

March 5 ~ First Sunday of Lent

+ This Lent may the Church bear witness to those who live in material, moral or spiritual destitution so that they hear the Gospel message of love.  Holy Spirit of joy and salvation, we pray. + For those preparing to enter the Church at Easter who will be coming forward for the Rite of Sending and the Rite Election:  may they be...
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