March 20 ~ Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

+ May the suffering and death of Jesus Christ strengthen the Church in holiness and give her new growth during this Jubilee Year of Mercy.  God of mercy, we pray.

+ We ask you, Lord, to give us peace and stability to live with each other without fear, anxiety, with dignity and joy.  God of mercy, we pray.

+ For those who are to be baptized and received into the Church at the Easter Vigil: that these final days of preparation will be an occasion of transforming grace.  God of mercy, we pray.

+ As you created us in your image, help us to be like Jesus, with lives drenched in faithfulness to you, even to the end.

+ For the grace to live this Holy Week with special reverence, self-giving and devotion.  God of mercy, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Mike Finn; Terry Casey; and Lauren Kinney.  Also, we pray for those who have died including Mary Beth DiJulio, grandmother of Katie DeJulio; and Julia Flynn, mother of Damian Flynn.  God of mercy, 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 of mercy, we pray.