October 20 - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ For the world:  we thank you, Lord, for the progress made in the prevention and treatment of the devastating Ebola virus.  God with us always, we pray.

+ For the Church:  we pray, Lord, for the coming of your kingdom, trusting in your power and mercy.  God with us always, we pray.

+ We pray for all those in the world - including people in this parish - who work against injustice and seek to make the human journey on earth more joyful.  God with us always, we pray.

+ May we be willing and persistent in seeking to do your will in our lives.  God with us always, we pray.

+ We pray for all those who are sick, including those whose names we now say out loud:                    God with us always, we pray.

+ Let us also pray for those who have died including Katherine Gehrts; Jeff Nolan; and Michael Rockstad, brother of Susan Lester. God with us always, 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 with us always, 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.