Priest: Enveloped by the beauty and mystery of Christmas, we humbly and confidently lift up our prayers….
- For an embrace of the joy of this season all year long and a deliverance from all our fears, let us pray to the Lord….
- That we heed St. Paul’s advice to Titus and live temperately, justly and devoutly, let us pray to the Lord….
- For the lonely and forgotten and the care to reach out to them ourselves, let us pray to the Lord….
- That the children of the world, especially those in need of food and security, be safe, loved and blessed, let us pray to the Lord….
- For our families to grow in love and to know healing from any strains or divisions, let us pray to the Lord….
- That we build a spirit of peace with all, and for the blessing peace soon for the people of Ukraine, let us pray to the Lord….
- For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular…
4:30 PM, 10:00 PM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM – St. Rita Parishioners and Families
…for whom we offer this Mass. Let us pray to the Lord….
Priest: Gathered as one, a family in faith around this table of life to celebrate the glory of the birth of our Savior, we lift up these prayers in Christ’s name….