April 19 ~ Third Sunday of Easter

+ May those who were baptized at Easter grow ever stronger in their faith and be powerful witnesses of the Gospel to the world.  Christ who is with us in all things, we pray.

+ For all Christian families:  that they will sanctify Christ as Lord in their hearts and homes.  Christ who is with us in all things, we pray.

+ For Israel and Palestine:  may a culture of encounter continue to grow.  Christ who is with us in all things, we pray.

+ Help us to remember in our hearts that we are to love one another, and to act on that love in freedom and with compassion toward everyone we meet every day of our lives.  Christ who is with us in all things, we pray.

+ May we actively respond with our very lives to the fact that Jesus lives!  Christ who is with us in all things, we pray.

+ For the grace this week to recognize you in the ordinary circumstances of our daily life.  Christ who is with us in all things, we pray.

+ For all those who are sic,k especially Sister Virginia Pearson, Rich Schneider, and Marcia Key, mother of Amy Graff, and for those who have died, including Kevin Moriarty and Father Robert Kinney.   Christ who is with us in all things, we pray.

+ In gratitude for all that is written in our Parish Book of Thanksgiving.  We pray also for the intentions written in the Parish Book of Intercessions, and those we hold in the silence of our hearts.  Christ who is with us in all things, we pray.