Intercessions, March 21, 2021, Fifth Sunday of Lent

Priest: As we humbly seek to better know the Lord and come closer, we lift up our prayers in confidence….

  1. That we be blessed with the faith and courage to truly make God number one on our lives, let us pray to the Lord….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. For increased vocations to the religious life and to all the many ministries that give life in abundance to the Church, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That regressive recent trends be reversed quickly as we battle against the coronavirus, and for a healing of all our divisions, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we may imitate Jesus in learning obedience from our challenges, contradictions and sufferings, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we follow through on our Lenten resolutions, and by our example inspire others to the same, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For the success of the Diocesan Services Appeal, the DSA, and for the safety and integrity of those who serve in the military and law enforcement, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

 4:30 PM – Rose Brent

9:00 AM – James and Marguerite Cannon

11:00 AM – Don Locke

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

Priest: Heavenly Father, author of Sacred Scripture, help us receive what you have revealed in your Holy Word. Give us a greater hunger to daily seek you in the scriptures that we may better know you and your Son. May your Holy Spirit open us to be transformed by Your Holy Word throughout this year of the Bible. In Christ’s name, we pray….