Intercessions – October 31, 2021

Priest:  Reminded that we are called to be Saints, yet well aware of our shortcomings and needs, we lift up our prayers in humble confidence….

  1. For a renewed awareness of God’s abiding love for us and a renewed commitment to love God with everything we have and our neighbor as ourselves,  let us pray to the Lord….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  1. That we bring reverence and fidelity to the gift of the law of God, our path to life, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For ongoing vigilance in our battle to subdue the coronavirus, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That this Halloween be safe, delightful and inspiring for our children, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For priests, sisters, religious brothers, deacons and lay ministers, and for an increase in religious and ministerial vocations, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That the millions of refugees in our world be blessed with courage, hope and the blessing of welcome somewhere, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

 4:30 PM – Sophie Hartz

9:00 AM – The Parishioners of St. Rita Clarklake

11:00 AM – John A. Dale

…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….