February 7 ~ Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ For Pope Francis, all bishops, heads of parishes, and all clergy:  May they be strengthened in their teachings to win the hearts of all.  King of the Universe, we pray.

+ For the world:  In faith, we raise our voices in prayer for peace and healing among peoples and nations, and to give voice to those not able to make their cries of pain and oppression heard.  King of the Universe, we pray.

+ You ask who can you send.  Here we are, Lord; send usKing of the  Universe, we pray.

+ Help us to truly not be afraid, for you are with us.  King of the Universe, we pray.

+ We ask a special blessing on the committee working on St. Anne Parish’s new five-year plan.  Continue to speak to their hearts as they work to discern your will in preparing this parish's path for the next five years.  King of the Universe, we pray.

+ For the grace this week to care for those who are in need of assistance and love.  King of the Universe, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Charlene Collora; Mike Finn; Terry Casey; Levi Jennings; and Florence Pung.  We pray also for those who have died, including Gerda Franc and Vera Cornall.  King of the Universe, 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.  King of the Universe, we pray.