Prayers of the Faithful

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Prayers of the Faithful for

April 21st and April 22nd

1. For our Church: May our Pope, Bishops, Priests and Deacons model the
    “Good Shepard” when teaching, preaching and ministering to
    the people of God.
We pray to the Lord!
2. For world leaders: May they find the wisdom to discover paths for
    dialogue, reconciliation and commitments that lead to peace and justice.
We pray to the Lord!
3. For our First Communion and Confirmation candidates: May they receive
    the gift of understanding to complete their sacramental journey.
We pray to the Lord!
4. For our Parish: May it always be a place where “lost sheep”
    can find their way back to the ways of Christ.
We pray to the Lord!
5. For religious vocations in our world, country and diocese: May those
    discerning a life dedicated to God be given the fortitude, grace
    and strength to continue.
We pray to the Lord!
6. For those suffering in mind, body and spirit: May they receive loving
    relief and comfort from family, friends and care-workers.
We pray to the Lord!
7. For the special intentions mentioned in our petition book,
    and in the silence of our hearts.
We pray to the Lord!



The Readings For:

Fourth Sunday of Easter

(April 22nd, 2018)