February 11 ~ Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

+ That the Church may act as a mediator in finding solutions to problems affecting peace, social harmony, and the defense of human and civil rights.  Holy Trinity, who loves freely, we pray.

+ For all civil leaders:  may they work to eliminate the structural causes of poverty and to promote the uplifting of the poor.  Holy Trinity, who loves freely, we pray.

+ We continue to pray for the well-being of our nation during these challenging times.  We yearn for your will to be done in our national life.  May we be willing instruments helping to fulfill it.  Holy Trinity, who loves freely, we pray.

+ As in today's Gospel, dear Lord, make us clean.  Holy Trinity, who loves freely, we pray.

+ Help us to be acutely aware of how our actions affect those around us.  May we treat all as we would your son.  Holy Trinity, who loves freely, we pray.

+ For the grace in the coming days of Lent: may we reach out with compassion and love to those who are poor and hurting.  Holy Trinity, who loves freely, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Father Jim Lee, and Bun Heng, father of Julie Shaw.  We also pray for those who have died, including, Brian Sweeney, father of Briana Jones; and Ralph Ryan.  Holy Trinity, who loves freely, we pray.

+ In thankfulness 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.  Holy Trinity, who loves freely, we pray.

The Petitions offered at Saturday vigil and Sunday Masses are written by  St. Anne parishioners who meet to consider the needs of our community, our church and our world in light of the scriptures.  If you would like to participate in this ministry, you are already invited:  No experience or special knowledge is needed, just a heartfelt desire to pray with our community.  For questions, or to participate, please call Carol Ford at 206-281-5920.