Intercessions – April 18, 2021, Third Sunday of Easter

Priest: We know the Lord hears us when we call, and so in humble confidence, we lift up our prayers….

  1. That we may better and better know Jesus in the Eucharist and be deeply grateful for the gifts of grace that flow from the real presence of Christ, let us pray to the Lord….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. For Max and Lane Frost, (being) baptized this weekend, for all those newly received into the Church and for all who will soon make their First Communion, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we do our part in order to succeed in this long battle against the coronavirus, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For a deep appreciation of the power of community and that we may somehow bring welcome and encouragement to those in the prison of isolation, 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 the safety and integrity of all 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 – Bonnie Martin

9:00 AM – Fr. Thomas L. McNamara, OSFS

11:00 AM – Gerald and Carol Harms

…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….