Prayers of the Faithful

November 2019

Nov 30

December 1 ~ 1st Sunday of Advent

May all nations put aside their weapons and never train for war again.  God of all light, we pray. For the Church:  may this Advent season renew in us the wonder of the gift of God becoming man out of love for us.  God of all light, we pray. May we throw off the works of darkness and walk in your light.  God of all light,...
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Nov 27

Thanksgiving Day ~ November 28, 2019

+ For the Church as the Body of Christ on Earth:  may we be your hands and your feet and serve others in gratefulness for the gifts you have given us.  Lord, our joy of heart, in thanksgiving we pray. + With worldwide racial, cultural and religious divisions, we pray that people in communities everywhere, including our own, will find...
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Nov 23

November 24 ~ Solemnity of Christ the King

+ For the world:  as we give thanks for the bounty of this earth, may we commit to protecting that bounty for generations to come.  Jesus, Lord of all, we pray. + For the Church: Lord Jesus Christ, king of the universe, we pray that all the world may come to know and love you.  Jesus, Lord of all, we pray. + Like the thief on...
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Nov 16

November 17 ~ Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ On this World Day of the Poor, help us to renew our commitment to recognize and respond to the needs of our neighbors.  Spirit of fire, we pray. + For our Church:  for the grace to work in harmony and mutual respect in the building of your kingdom.  Spirit of fire, we pray. + In this Native Peoples Awareness Month, we remember...
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Nov 14

November 10 ~ Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ For the world:  that people of every race and culture seek to understand those who are different from themselves.  Lord of all hope and love, we pray. + For the Church:  we pray for wisdom, health and fortitude for Pope Francis and all the laborers in your vineyard.  Lord of all hope and love, we pray. + May we never...
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Nov 14

November 3 ~ Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

+ For the world:  merciful Lord, show us a way to give your hungry and desperate peoples some vision of hope. God, who calls us each by name, we pray. + For the Church:  may we, like Jesus, search out unlikely guests to inviteto our table.  God, who calls us each by name, we pray. + May we remember that your abiding spirit is in...
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