October 15 ~ Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the Church persevere with steadfast faith in your strength to do all things in accord with the glorious riches in Jesus Christ.  Jesus, bread of life, we pray.

+ That politicians and economists will commit themselves to resolving the world's ills so that all may enjoy a true quality of life.  Jesus, bread of life, we pray.

+ As you teach us to care for strangers and foreigners, go with us as we work to be good neighbors in our communities.  Jesus, bread of life, we pray.

+ For all those affected by the recent wildfires in California and other natural disasters, be with them and give them the strength to carry on.  Jesus, bread of life, we pray.

+ Help us to remember your abundant care for us all, and your desire to advance everything that adds to life and wholeness.  May we be part of this work.  Jesus, bread of life, we pray.

+ Give us the courage to accept with our whole hearts your invitation to be part of your kingdom.  Jesus, bread of life, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Diane McBroom, mother of Natasha Erlich [ur-lick].  We pray also for those who have died, including Peggy Slatt, mother of Mary Davis.   Jesus, bread of life, 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, bread of life, we pray.

The Petitions offered at Saturday vigil and Sunday Masses are written by  St. Anne parishioners who meet to consider the needs of our community, our church and our world in light of the scriptures.  If you would like to participate in this ministry, you are already invited:  No experience or special knowledge is needed, just a heartfelt desire to pray with our community.  For questions, or to participate, please call Carol Ford at 206-281-5920.