March 29 ~ 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.  Lord, hope of all humankind, we pray.

+ For those who are to be baptized and received into the Church at the Easter Vigil:  may these final days of preparation be a time of transforming grace.  Lord, hope of all humankind, we pray.

+ May you shelter all persecuted Christians and make their witness effective for the redemption of all.  Lord, hope of all humankind, we pray.

+ Convert the hearts of those who have taken up arms, and strengthen the resolve of those committed to peace.  Lord, hope of all humankind, we pray.

+ May we in this parish community work together in partnership and trust to further your work on Earth - right here, right now.  Lord, hope of all humankind, we pray.

+ May we be like Jesus - may our lives be drenched in faithfulness to you.  Lord, hope of all humankind, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick, especially Charlene Collora; Sister Virginia Pearson; Jim Waldref; and Eddie Bawyn, father of Father Tony.   Also, we pray for those who have died including Nicholas Hawk, nephew of Ben and Traci Sauvage, and Father Jerry Lovett.   Lord, hope of all humankind, 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, hope of all humankind, we pray.