January 28 ~ Fourth Sunday inOrdinary Time

+ May the Church stand tall before the world without stain or blemish and be holy and obedient to your Word.   Lord, giver of true peace, we pray.

+ For the Christian faithful and all people of goodwill, that we might fnd the compassion to walk in solidarity with immigrants and refugees, and the courage to advocate on their behalf.  Lord, giver of true peace, we pray.

+ We pray for our nation.  Help us to stand true to the compassion and love for all that you showed us in Jesus Christ, including the marginalized and excluded.  Lord, giver of true peace, we pr

+ Help us to be aware of all the signs of your kingdom in our midst.  May we be participants in its breaking into our world today, in every moment.  Lord, giver of true peace, we pray.

+ We pray for our school - for its students, teachers and administrators. Guide and assist them in their desire to enrich every mind, body and soul there.  Lord, giver of true peace, we pray.

+ For the grace to be free of anxiety and full of trust in you.  Father, creator of the universe, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Paxton Alston, and Father Jim Lee.  We also pray for those who have died, including, Alice Rosenthal; and Ralph Ryan.  Lord, giver of true peace, 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.  Lord, giver of true peace, 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.