April 26 ~ Fourth Sudnay of Easter

+ For the bishops, the shepherds of the Church:  that they will be filled with the zeal and fervor of divine love.  Lord, Good Shepherd of all, we pray.

+ Today we pray especially for those called to a consecrated life in the Church.  May they use their unique gifts for the healing of the world.  Lord, Good Shepherd of all, we pray.

+ For all children that they may grow up in a safe environment and for healing for those who have suffered abuse.  Lord, Good Shepherd of all, we pray.

+ Help us to know in our minds and in our hearts that we are your beloved, that you delight in us, and that our relationship with you can be personal and deep.  Lord, Good Shepherd of all, we pray.

+ May those who have gone astray like sheep hear the voice of the Good Shepherd, the guardian of their souls.  Lord, Good Shepherd of all, we pray.

+ For the grace this week to live by the power of the name of Jesus.  Lord, Good Shepherd of all, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick, especially Sister Virginia Pearson, and for those who have died, including Rich Schneider. Lord, Good Shepherd of all, 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.  Lord, Good Shepherd of all, we pray.