Intercessions – May 9, 2021, Sixth Sunday of Easter

Priest: As Jesus tells us in today’s Gospel, “Whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you,” ask we do, as we lift up our prayers in humble confidence….

  1. That we may heed the call to love as Jesus has loved us, and be more conscious of God’s love for us, let us pray to the Lord….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. For open hearts and genuine acceptance in welcoming others with no partiality, not only here at church but in every aspect of our lives, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That Gabrielle Kreza and Todd Dahlberg recognize our support as Gabrielle is confirmed and makes her first communion this weekend and as Todd looks forward to ordination as a deacon next Saturday, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For own our mothers, living and deceased, and mothers everywhere, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we appreciate the wider dimension of the Church as we generously support the Diocesan Services Appeal, the DSA, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For open hearts and courageous spirits in all whom the Lord is calling to religious vocations, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

 4:30 PM – Michael Kubien

9:00 AM – Delores Streng

11:00 AM – Vince Schembri

…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….