Intercessions – July 4, 2021

Priest: Grateful for the gift of freedom and seeking to be delivered from our shortcomings, we turn to Jesus in humble confidence….

  1. For a courageous openness to the consolations as well as the challenges of the teachings of Jesus, let us pray to the Lord….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. That we grow beyond our innate obstinacy and recognize that in Christ even our weaknesses can be sources of strength, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For continued progress in our battle against the coronavirus, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That the prophetic voice of the Church in our leaders and in every one of us, proclaim the saving power of Christ in a way that draws many into the body of Christ, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. As we celebrate Independence Day, we pray for our dear nation to live the Christian ideals on which we were founded, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For a renewed reverence for all human life and the legal protection of the unborn, 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 – Reatha Meyer

11:00 AM – Ed Greskowiak

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….