Intercessions – April 11, 2021, Second Sunday of Easter

Priest: Jesus Christ is risen from the dead! We have not seen but we do believe. In humble confidence we lift up our prayers….

  1. That the glory of the resurrection fill the Church and empower us all to joyfully and effectively spread the good news of the mercy of God, let us pray to the Lord….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. For newly baptized Keely; for Andrew, newly received into the Church, for Gabrielle, soon to be confirmed and receive First Communion and for all those hungry for the gift of faith, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we succeed in our battle against the coronavirus, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That our faith community may grow in spirit, effective service and prayer, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For deep faith, love and courage in those being called to serve as religious sisters, brothers, priests and deacons. May they respond wholeheartedly, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That our generous response to the Diocesan Services Appeal, the DSA, empower us to better live and share our faith, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

 4:30 PM – Ginny Kanka

9:00 AM – Mary Jo Schumacher, LVG.

11:00 AM – Deceased priests, deacons, and laity that served at St. Rita

 …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….