Posts from January 2023

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PETITIONS for the SECOND SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME : JANUARY 14-15, 2023

by Joan McGowan

We pray for the Church, that through faithfulness to Christ, we may be open to his call to discipleship:  whether in our youth, middle, or elder years, realizing the call to discipleship comes in countless ways throughout a lifetime. You called Martin Luther King, Jr. to a life of service and the ultimate sacrifice.  As we commemorate […]

PETITIONS for the EPIPHANY of the LORD January 7-8, 2023

by Joan McGowan

O Radiant Light, shine on the universal Church and this community of St. Vincent.  May we truly welcome and embrace all God’s children. Guide the leaders of this country to assume their responsibilities and address the needs of our people. Guide us through the darkness of our times: racism, violence, and environmental degradation. Give us the […]

PETITIONS for MARY THE HOLY MOTHER OF GOD ; December 31-January 1, 2023

by Joan McGowan

God, ever present, bless the Church with enduring faith like Mary’s.  May it be a guiding light in these times of turbulence and challenge. God, ever present, Prince of Peace, may your light shine on all places darkened by war, violence, and oppression. May your Spirit guide and inspire world leaders to work together for the […]