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PETITIONS FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

General Intercessions 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time–Sept. 17–18, 2022 O Teacher,  this Hispanic Heritage Month, bless the latinx people who are an integral part of this nation. Teach us, to be more tolerant and inclusive, as we celebrate this rich cultural heritage. O Prophet of the World, protect the voting and civil rights of all peoples, but […]

PETITIONS for the 24th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

        Petitions: 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time  9-11-22 We are like the Israelites—unwilling to wait for the true God, opting instead to create our own gods. Help us, merciful Lord, to take to heart and carry out your loving commandments.      We complain like the Pharisees that Christ’s ways are unthinkable. We tend to exclude others who do […]

PETITIONS FOR THE 23rd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

PETITIONS FOR THE 23nd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME     September 3 & 4 For those of us whose cross seems too great to bear, that we recognize that God is with us strengthening us and sanctifying us throughout the journey . . . For all men and women who have chosen a path of service. For priests, religious, […]

PETITIONS FOR THE 22nd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME     August 27 & 28, 2022

by Joan McGowan

Teach us humility, Lord. May we strive to be concerned less for ourselves and more for each other’s physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing as well as to respect each person’s unique character. We pray for all who have been humiliated in life—the poor, minorities, refugees and those discriminated against because of existing injustices. May we […]

PETITIONS: AUGUST 20-21,2022 ; TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

Jesus beckons us to strive to enter through the narrow gate of salvation. We pray for a forgiving and compassionate heart, for self-control and for the desire to serve others. We may be afflicted with feelings of hopelessness as we experience the turmoil in the world. We pray for a closer relationship with God, one […]

PETITIONS FOR AUGUST 13-14: 20th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS  /  20th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME                                           August 13-14, 2022   We pray that the fire of the Holy Spirit grows within us so that we may serve in the ways that Jesus taught us. We pray that those who act with violence based on religious, racial, and identity differences. We pray that they be infused with the […]

PETITIONS FOR AUGUST 6-7/19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

GENERAL INTERCESSIONS              19th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME   –  August 6-7, 2022   Oh Loving God, help us to find our treasure, not in possessions and recognition of self, but in service to You. Oh Loving God, our faith is tested daily in the pain and suffering we see in our community, our country, and in the world.  Infuse us with […]

PETITIONS FOR JULY 30-31 : 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

We pray for the desire to serve others rather than ourselves, to forego greed, and to be rich in God’s love. We pray that we can be always grateful for the many blessings given us, reaching out to share these blessings with the poor and marginalized in our community. We pray that all leaders may […]

Petitions for April 23 and 24, 2022

by Terry Trudeau

Petitions for the Second Sunday of Easter April 23-24, 2022  The Apostles healed believers in the power of the Blood ofChrist. May we modern apostles be instruments of peace andlove bringing healing to a sick world torn by strife. Jesus, the First and the Last, is Creator and Lord of all that is.May we […]

Petitions for Easter Vigil

by Terry Trudeau

Petitions for Easter VigilApril 16, 2022to be said after Baptismal vows  For the Church, that the cleansing water symbolizing new lifein Christ bring about transforming renewal in the Church andin the lives of Her members. We pray especially for newlybaptized Otema (pronunciation ?) and those just confirmed:Valerie, Whitney and Antonia. For the world, that […]