Intercessions – August 8, 2021

Priest: We come to the Lord, drawn to faith by the Father, and so we lift up our prayers in humble confidence….

  1. For an ever-deepening faith in the power of the Eucharist and a growing willingness to invite others to belong to the Church and share this sacred treasure, let us pray to the Lord….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. That heeding the guidance of St. Paul we replace any bitterness, anger and malice with kindness, compassion, forgiveness and love, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For wisdom and vigilance as we continue our battle to stop the spread of the coronavirus, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we, the Church, be attentive to the afflicted and those in distress, ever striving to provide comfort and charitable assistance, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For Fr. Raphael, Fr. Bill and all who work in and on behalf of the missions, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we encourage and promote religious vocations among our young people, 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 – Marv and Reatha Meyer

11:00 AM – Linda Bradford

 …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….