November 15 ~ Thirty-third Sunday in Odinary time

+ That pastors of the Church, with profound love for their flocks, may accompany them and enliven their hope.  God of power and mercy, we pray.

+ For the world:  that God may strengthen the resolve of leaders to end the fighting and choose a future of peace.  God of power and mercy, we pray.

+ For the poor, the hungry, the homeless, the displaced, the sick, the aged, the lonely, the grieving, those facing financial difficulties, and those who have no one to pray for them:  that you will raise them up and answer their needs.  God of power and mercy, we pray.

+ May we live so close to you, that we can become aware of the fire of passion in our own hearts, and then may we act on it.  God of power and mercy, we pray.

+ Help us to be continually on the look-out for your presence and action in the world, and to rejoice at the God-given synchronicities of life with which you bless our lives.  God of power and mercy, we pray.

+ For those killed and injured in the attacks in Paris; for their families and loved ones.  For the perpetrators of the attacks.  May the God of all people help us to live in peace.  God of power and mercy, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Frances Keenan; Charlene Collora; Mike Finn; Michelle Betts; Sister Virginia Pearson; Merton Purnell, father of Chuck Purnell; and Mary Shelley. We pray for those who have died, including Rosie Palmer, and all those included on our Altar of Remembrance.  God of power and 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 power and mercy, we pray.