A Message from St. Vincent’s Parish regarding COVID-19

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My Dear Church Family,  May God protect us and heal the World!  This is a time for deep prayer and caution.  In my lifetime, I have never experienced anything like this coronavirus. Please let’s pray each and every day. I am enclosing a prayer that I found was powerful, so let me encourage you and your […]

General Intercessions ~ Second Sunday of AdventDecember 4, 2022

by Joan McGowan

Let us go rejoicing, bringing God’s peace to a world shattered by violence and prejudice, hastening the day when there will be  no harm or ruin on all God’s holy mountain. Let us entrust our hearts to Jesus, our Eucharistic Lord. As we experience God’s gifts through the Real Presence, may we know the peace […]

PETITIONS for the FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

by Joan McGowan

  November 26-27, 2022 As we begin the Season of Advent and conclude Black Catholic History month, let us go rejoicing, bringing God’s hope of a world  in which the gifts of Blackness are cherished everywhere Let us pray for our elected officials, and for leaders throughout the world. May they bring hope for an end […]

PETITIONS for FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING

by Joan McGowan

November 19-20, 2022 Christ our King, you showed us how valuable each human life is.  Help us embrace all, despite our differences in faith, race, nationality, and beliefs. Pope Francis calls us to live lives of gratitude and to respect the gifts of creation.  May we individually and collectively become aware of what we use and how […]

PETITIONS FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

Loving God, we pray for your Church throughout the world and especially for our St. Vincent family.  Guide and direct us as we address the issues of climate change, racism, and gun control.  We pray for our newly elected political leaders. May they work for justice, show compassion, and lift up the poor and marginalized in […]

PETITIONS for the 31st SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

October 29 and 30, 2022 Omnipotent One, you cherish the least of your creation. Open the eyes of our church leaders to cherish the contributions of the church’s member body, especially the Black and LGBT+ communities. Merciful One, bestow your compassion upon the lowly among us – those who have little resources and who struggle […]

PETITIONS for 30th SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

Petitions for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time                       October 22-23, 2022 Lord, grant that we might see ourselves as others see us. Let us not boast of our accomplishments, but rather show humility for our deficiencies. We pray for an end to violence caused by guns in the hands of young people. Guide our government […]

PETITIONS for the 29th SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME

by Joan McGowan

  Petitions for the Twenty-ninth Sunday in OrdinaryTime                               October 15-16, 2022 Almighty God, you held the Israelites up in battle with their enemies. Hold our leaders up as they encounter battles with lies and misinformation.  Lord, You listen to those who come to You with requests for help in everyday worries. Guide us in Your wisdom […]

PETITIONS for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Joan McGowan

General Intercessions 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time–Oct. 8–9, 2022 Everlasting Father, we celebrate the Most Holy Rosary this October. Let us hold all mothers and mother figures close to our hearts, as we draw nearer to our Holy Mother Mary. Holy One, we pray for all countries that face turmoil, especially Russia and Ukraine. Guide leaders […]