Posts from July 2023

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PETITIONS for the 13th SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME; July 1-2, 2023

by Joan McGowan

We pray that we can always extend hospitality and kindness to everyone with whom we come in contact, affirming God’s holy presence in them. We pray for the leaders and citizens of our country, as we celebrate Independence Day, that we, and they, always strive to respect the rights and dignity of all people. We […]

PETITIONS for the 12th SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME ; June 24-25, 2023

by Joan McGowan

God of hope, as disciples of Jesus, help us to “fear no one” as we courageously spread Your Word. God of light, as we continue our celebration of Pride Month, let all of your children, especially those from the LGBTQ+ community, realize a life that is “worth more than many sparrows”. God of justice, we […]

PETITIONS for the 11th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ; June 17-18, 2023

by Joan McGowan

We pray for Fr. Richie Rock and Fr. Charlie Strollo, as they celebrate the 50thAnniversary of their ordination into the priesthood, that they continue to be blessed by God as they live the Good News and minister to the flock. We pray that, as we commemorate Juneteenth, Freedom Day, all of our black and brown […]