June 21 ~ Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May all those who are set apart to preach, to teach, or to minister in the Church, be a witness to Jesus Christ fearlessly and without compromise.  God our Father, strength of our faith, we pray.

+ For the world:  that the dignity of all people be upheld and religious freedom be a civil right.  God our Father, strength of our faith, we pray.

+ On this Father's Day, may you bless all fathers and strengthen their love and devotion to their children.  God our Father, strength of our faith, we pray.

+ May we search to find the deepest meaning in our lives including that of our joy and our suffering, knowing that this is where we will find you.  God our Father, strength of our faith, we pray.

+ Help us to remember we are all new creations in you, and therein lies our unity as the Body of Christ.  God our Father, strength of our faith, we pray.

+ For the grace to live no longer for ourselves but for Christ.  God our Father, strength of our faith, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick, especially Sister Virginia Pearson and Leala Moore, mother of Rebecca Weber; and for those who have died, including Father William Sullivan.  God our Father, strength of our faith, 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.  God our Father, strength of our faith, we pray.