Prayers of the Faithful

April 2017

Apr 29

April 30 ~ Third Sunday of Easter

+ May those who received the sacraments at Easter grow ever stronger in their faith and be powerful witnesses of the Gospel.  Jesus, joy of our life, we pray. + Give our civil leaders the wisdom to protect God-given liberties and bless our people with the courage to defend those liberties.  Jesus, joy of our life we pray. + We pray...
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Apr 23

April 23 ~ Second Sunday of Easter

+ May the Church rededicate herself to living and proclaiming Christ's mercy.  Lord of mercy and peace, we pray. + For those living in confusion, ignorance or doubt; may they be filled with the truth and the light of the Risen Christ.  Lord of mercy and peace, we pray. + Like the Apostles of old, may we, too, encourage and support...
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Apr 21

April 16 ~ The Resurrection of the Lord

+ May the Church share in the concrete power of the Resurrection in the areas of our lives where we need it most.  Jesus, Risen Lord, we pray. +That the newly baptized and confirmed will find in the Church the meaning and happiness for which their hearts long.  Jesus, Risen Lord, we pray. + In this sacred season, may the song of the...
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Apr 8

April 9 ~ Palm Sunday

+ That the suffering and death of Jesus Christ will strengthen the Church in holiness and give her new growth.  Lord, hope of all peoples, 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 peoples, we...
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Apr 6

April 2 - Fifth Sunday ofLent

+ For those preparing to be received into the Church this Easter: that their embrace of the Lord's Prayer will keep them close to Christ.  Lord of kindness and love, we pray. + Help us to ever remember that your powerful life-giving presence in the world is always at work, bringing about your divine purposes.  May we be a part of your...
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