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Prayer of the Faithful

Here you will find the Prayers of the Faithful that are prayed at our weekend Masses.

 

2nd Sunday of Easter, April 11, 2021

Presider:  With joy in the resurrection of Jesus, and trust in the Divine Mercy of our God, let us place before our Lord and Savior our prayers of petition.

God of everlasting mercy, help us to believe and proclaim our faith as a community of one heart and mind to transform the world into a better place.  We pray to the Lord.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

God of everlasting mercy, help world leaders to be inspired by the sacrificial love of Jesus to protect the dignity and sanctity of all human life.  WE pray to the Lord.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

God of everlasting mercy, renew our commitment to compassion, love, mercy, and forgiveness in our relationships, particularly those who have hurt or offended us in the past.  We pray to the Lord.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

God of everlasting mercy, turn our doubt into greater faith, so that by courage and renewed healing and strength we may reach out to those separated from the Church and return them to unity with You.  We pray to the Lord.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

God of everlasting mercy, help those grieving the loss of our recently departed, especially Bill Jagielski, Paul Thomas, Sandra Johan and Jennifer Johann-Berkel, Thomas Berkel, Mary Fetkenhauer, and the parishioners of St. John and St. Kilian for whom these Masses are offered.  May they find comfort in Your Resurrection.  We pray to the Lord.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

God of everlasting mercy, help the poor souls in Purgatory, that through Your wounds, they may soon join You in Heaven.  We pray to the Lord.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

Presider:  Peaceful and Loving God, in your Son You hae revealed to us Your Divine Mercy and desire for all people to draw near to you.  Hear our prayers that with joy and thanksgiving we might praise you.  We ask this through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

 

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord, April 3, 2021

Presider: Christ our Savior is risen and intercedes for us at the right hand of the Father.  In joy let us bring our petitions before the Lord whose mercy is everlasting.

O Risen Lord, we have journeyed through Lent and returned to you through prayer, fasting, and giving alms.  Help us to continue on our journey of renewal all through the year.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

O Risen Lord, throughout this past year we have not always been able to come together as a community of Faith.  Last Easter the doors of the church were closed.  May we never again take for granted our ability to come together in church as one body of Christ.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

O Risen Lord, may we always be a welcoming community praising God for our newest members: Ashly, Luke, Kim, Shannon, and Jeff.  May we embrace them in faith, and shine forth the light of Christ in the world.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

O Risen Lord, may we remember Christians throughout the world, that during this holy season, they may be able to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus in safety and continue to practice their faith in peace.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

O Risen Lord, our Holy Mother Mary stood at the cross as you died.  We are all mourning the loss of a loved one.  May we learn to deal with the loss of our loved ones as the Blessed Virgin Mary dealt with your death.  We remember especially John and Dolores Volkert, the parishioners of St. John and St, Kilian, Johnny Davidson, Bob and Jim Mishler, and Michael Stoiber for whom these Masses are offered.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

O Risen Lord, on the Most Holy Easter, may we always be infused with joy that never ends and that comes from Easter's great celebration to your glorious Resurrection.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.  Hear us, Savior hear our prayer.

Presider: God of abundant life, you sent your Son Jesus to dwell among us, and in his death and resurrection He has broken the bonds of sin and death.  Hear our prayers that we may in word and action proclaim Jesus Christ risen from the dead to all we encounter.  We ask this through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

 

Holy Thursday of the Lord's Supper, April 1, 2021

Presider: Knowing the everlasting compassion of God expressed through his Son, Jesus; let us bring our needs before the Lord.

For God's Holy Church, the Pope, all religious and lay ministers, who serve the Church and her needs.  We pray for all called to vocations in service of Your name.  Bestow in them the joy of Your love and care so that all may be inspired by their example.  We pray to the Lord.  Lord hear our prayer.

For all elected and appointed officials who serve our country and its people.  May charity and love of God reign in their hearts and transform our society.  We pray to the Lord.  Lord hear our prayer.

For the homeless, for those suffering from illness, from hunger, and those without jobs.  May they be provided for out of the bounty of us their neighbors.  We pray to the Lord.  Lord hear our prayer.

For healthcare workers throughout the world who are true washers of feet, at great personal risk attending to the needs of victims of this devastating global pandemic.  We pray that the Lord bless them with safety in their work and reward their sacrifices with success of their labor.  We pray to the Lord.  Lord hear our prayer.

For all gathered here, that in receiving the Body and Blood of the risen Lord, we may become the Body of Christ alive in the world.  We pray to the Lord.  Lord hear our prayer.

For the people of St. John and St. Kilian, as we pray and celebrate the Triduum, may we journey in remembrance of Christ's death and resurrection.  We pray especially for Frank Vlasak, remembered at this Mass.  May he live as one with Jesus in glory.  We pray to the Lord.  Lord hear our prayer.

Presider: God of charity beyond all telling, at the Last Supper, Jesus, Lord of all, took on the role of servant and washed his disciple's feet.  Hear our prayers that in emulating Jesus we might become servants to all we meet. We ask this through Christ our Lord.  Amen.