Intercessions- April 16, 2023 – Divine Mercy Sunday

Priest:  Trusting in the abiding mercy of the Lord, we humbly and confidently lift up our prayers….

1. For our own community of faith and the Church at large, to be devoted to the teaching of the apostles, to communal life, to the Eucharist and prayer, let us pray to the Lord….

2. That our faith may be genuine and that even without seeing our savior we may love and follow him and bring others to him, let us pray to the Lord….

3. For ongoing growth here at St. Rita even as we dedicate and bless our new office wing, youth room and improved kitchen, let us pray to the Lord….

4. That we cherish the gift of peace Jesus extends to us and for peace soon in Ukraine, let us pray to the Lord….

5. For the great success of the new Alpha program beginning Tuesday and for the success of all our outreaches, let us pray to the Lord….

6. That all who serve in the military and law enforcement do so with safety and integrity, let us pray to the Lord….

7. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

4:30 PM — Glen Martin

9:00 AM – Ed Byrum

11:00 AM – Terry Holp

  …for whom we offer this Mass. Let us pray to the Lord….

Priest: Casting aside our doubts, we lift up these petitions and many others, unspoken.. In Christ’s name we pray….