Prayers of the Faithful

November 2016

Nov 26

November 27 ~ First Sunday of Advent

+ May this Advent be for the Church a faith-filled journey toward you, the horizon of hope.  Lord, judge of all nations and peoples, we pray. + For an end to warfare: that weapons will be dismantled to become instruments of peace.  Lord, judge of all nations and peoples, we pray. + May we throw off the works of darkness and put on...
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Nov 20

November 20 ~ Feast of Christ the King

+ That as the Jubilee Year of Mercy draws to a close, the Church will always be a place of mercy freely given, where everyone is encouraged to live the good life of the Gospel.  Jesus, King of the Universe, we pray. + For world leaders: that they will see their power as a sharing in your authority, and reflect it in the way they...
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Nov 12

November 13 ~ Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ That within parishes priests and lay people may collaborate in service to the community without giving in to the temptation of discouragement.  Jesus, Lord of Perseverance, we pray. + We pray for our country as we go through this monumental transition of governance.  Regardless of what happens in the future, help us as individuals...
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Nov 5

November 6 ~ Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ May the Church's faithful announcement of the Gospel, God's Word, give full meaning to pain and suffering.  Lord of encouragement and hope, we pray. + That you will bless and guide the presidential election this week.  Lord of encouragement and hope, we pray. + Like the brothers of old in today's reading, give us the conviction we...
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