January 15 ~ Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ For blessings on this week of Prayer for Christian Unity: that all Christians may be one in faith, hope and charity.  Jesus, King of Unity, we pray.

+ We are ecclesia, your church, and share one faith, one baptism and one Spirit.  Help us to remember we are all one as we respect and care for one another in our life together.  Jesus, King of Unity, we pray.

+ As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, may our country see an end to all racism, bigotry and prejudice.  Jesus, King of Unity, we pray.

+ That you will raise up politicians capable of effective dialogue aimed at healing the deepest roots of the evils in our world.  Jesus, King of Unity, we pray.

+ Help us all to be your light in the darkness.  Jesus, King of Unity, we pray.

+ Through Jesus, may we be aware of our immersion in your divine presence.  Jesus, King of Unity, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Jane Fleming; Betty Bertoldi; Alice Rosenthal; and Caleb Omlin, son of Kendall and Eric Omlin.  Also, we pray for those who have died including Sister Ethna Marie O’Doherty, and Ray Siderius.  Jesus, King of Unity, 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.  Jesus, King of Unity, 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.