May 1 ~ Sixth Sunday of Easter

+ May all bishops help to bring about change and peace to the world by their prayers and example.  Almighty God, our Father, we pray.

+ May divisions be healed, violence cease, and the peace and justice of your kingdom reign in every nation on earth.  Almighty God, our Father, we pray.

+ Help us to open our hearts to your peace, no matter what happens.  Almighty God, our Father, we pray.

+ May we, by our lives, take your love into all the world.  Almighty God, our Father, we pray.

+ In this sacred season, may the song of Resurrection find its place in our hearts.  Almighty God, our Father, we pray.

+ For the grace to keep Jesus' word in all our dealings.  Almighty God, our Father, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Mike Finn; Terry Casey and Judy Casey.  Also, we pray for those who have died including Bill Powers; Lucy Carlesimo, mother of PJ Carlesimo; and Mikhail Moatti.   Almighty God, our Father, 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.  Almighty God, our Father, we pray.