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 a spirit of trust and confidence, even in the face of adversity, knowing that Jesus has promised to be with us always, let us pray to the Lord….
- On this World Day of the Poor we lift up all the families we’ll be assisting over the holidays, let us pray to the Lord….
- For good health, safety and success in our battle to subdue the coronavirus, let us pray to the Lord….
- That the changing of seasons open our eyes anew to the beauty of God’s creation, that we care for it well and for the safety of hunters, 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 we encourage our young people to seriously consider religious vocations, let us pray to the Lord….
- For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular…
4:30 PM – James Martin
9:00 AM – Ruth Everhart
11:00 AM – Therese Fiefelski
…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….