Priest: As we remember and pray for the faithful departed in a special way this month, we bring many other prayers before the Lord in humble confidence….
- For an ever-growing generosity, even to the point of sacrifice, let us pray to the Lord….
- That we encourage our young people to prayerfully consider religious vocations, let us pray to the Lord….
- For a real breakthrough soon in our battle to subdue the coronavirus, let us pray to the Lord….
- That we might value the gift of education and work to make it accessible to the poor and marginalized of the world, let us pray to the Lord….
- For veterans and all who have served our country, and certainly for those still struggling with the effects of war, let us pray to the Lord….
- That our own reverence for all human life lead to the legal protection of the unborn, let us pray to the Lord….
- For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular…
4:30 PM – Peter Patrick
9:00 AM – Ryan Doyen
11:00 AM – Barbara Dossey
5: 00 PM – St. Rita Parishioners
…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….