Intercessions – June 13, 2021

Priest: Reminded of God’s power to transform the smallest into the mightiest, we lift up our prayers in humble confidence….

  1. That we may sow seeds of faith, welcome and encouragement in others, and nurture those souls as well, let us pray to the Lord….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. That those who  cultivate the land be blessed with good crops and that parents, teachers and coaches be likewise successful in cultivating and nurturing our children, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For continued progress in our battle against the coronavirus here in the US and throughout the world and for a growing openness to vaccinations, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For a healing of our divisions,  let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That travelers and vacationers be blessed with safety and renewal, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For the newly ordained priests of our diocese and elsewhere and for an increase in religious vocations, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

 5:30 PM – Louise Wilkes

9:00 AM – John Bendele

11:00 AM – Keith Updike

  …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….