Intercessions – January 29, 2023

Priest:  Gathered in spirit at the feet of Jesus our great teacher, we humbly and confidently lift up our prayers….

1. For a spirit of humility, even in the face of arrogance, let us pray to the Lord….

2. That we may be generous in showing mercy even as we hope to be treated mercifully, let us pray to the Lord….

3. For a commitment to work to build the reign of God at home, at work, at school and in our neighborhoods, let us pray to the Lord….

4. That our efforts as peacemakers never flag and, of course, for peace soon in Ukraine, let us pray to the Lord….

5. For those in prison, so easily forgotten, for their families and their victims, let us pray to the Lord….

6. That victims of human trafficking find hope and healing and for an end soon to this foul practice, let us pray to the Lord….

7. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

4:30 PM — Gail McGovern

9:00 AM – In Remembrance of Maggie McGee

11:00 AM – Clyde Berry

 …for whom we offer this Mass. Let us pray to the Lord….

Priest: Gathered as one around this table of life, we give thanks even as we lift up our petitions. In Christ’s name we pray….

Intercessions – January 22, 2023

Priest:  Just as Jesus called the apostles of old, he calls us to follow him. Seeking to do just that, we humbly and confidently lift up our prayers….

1. For a healing of all our divisions and a new unity in Christ, let us pray to the Lord….

2. That this annual week of prayer for Christian unity bear fruit in leading all Christians a little closer to being one, just as Jesus prayed, let us pray to the Lord….

3. For peace in our world, in our homes, in our hearts and certainly in Ukraine, let us pray to the Lord….

4. That we more and more appreciate, honor and immerse ourselves in the precious gift of the word of God, let us pray to the Lord….

5. For the Missionaries of Charity, the community Mother Theresa founded and for the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales and all who have Francis de Sales as a patron as we approach his feast day on Tuesday, let us pray to the Lord….

6. That we do our part to encourage religious vocations among the young and to keep ourselves open to God’s ongoing call, let us pray to the Lord….

7. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

4:30 PM —Margaret Gamble

9:00 AM – Tyler Hubbell

11:00 AM – Nicholas and Mary Lou Schulcz

…for whom we offer this Mass. Let us pray to the Lord….

Priest: Gathered as one around this table of life and light, we give thanks even as we lift up our petitions. In Christ’s name we pray….

Intercessions – January 15, 2023

Priest: Inspired and motivated by the powerful witness of John the Baptist, we humbly and confidently lift up our prayers….

1. For a deeper recognition of our call to be holy, to be a light to the nations, that the gift of salvation may reach to the ends of the earth, let us pray to the Lord….

2. That we recognize and welcome Jesus in the poor, immigrants and the disabled, let us pray to the Lord….

3. For peace soon in Ukraine, let us pray to the Lord….

4. That we overcome divisions in the Church and society and remain always united in spirit and purpose, let us pray to the Lord….

5. For the safety and integrity of all who serve in the military, in law enforcement and as first responders, let us pray to the Lord….

6. That the memory and legacy of Martin Luther King lead us to cast aside all vestiges of racism and exclusionary righteousness, let us pray to the Lord….

7. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

4:30 PM — Margaret Gamble

9:00 AM – Bob Sutch

11:00 AM – Ashley Mathis

…for whom we offer this Mass. Let us pray to the Lord….

Priest: Gathered as one around this table of life, we give thanks even as we lift up our petitions. In Christ’s name we pray….