March 22 ~ Fifth Sunday of Lent

+ For those preparing to enter the Church this Easter:  may their embrace of the Lord's Prayer keep them close to Christ.  Jesus, source of eternal salvation, we pray.

+ For education for women and girls everywhere, especially in areas where their access is denied.  Jesus, source of eternal salvation, we pray.

+ This Lenten season may we especially treasure the unity and support of this community.  Help us be an integral part of that unity and support for others.  Jesus, source of eternal salvation, we pray.

+ May young people in their search for meaning in life, experience true understanding, respect, patience and love.  Jesus, source of eternal salvation, we pray.

+ For your love which you have written upon our hearts: may we always act in harmony with that love.  Jesus, source of eternal salvation, we pray.

+ For the grace this week to follow Jesus in faith as his true and devoted servants.  Jesus, source of eternal salvation, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Charlene Collora; Esther Walsh, mother of Mary Ellen Kennedy; Lisa Moulding, sister of Jason Moulding; Pat McCarthy; Jim Waldref, and Eddie Bawyn, father of Father Tony.   Also, we pray for those who have died including Ed Moriarty; and Alice Picht, mother of Kathy Picht.   Jesus, source of eternal salvation, 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, source of eternal salvation, we pray.