March 31, 2013

Community Prayers 03.31.13

As a community, we can support and celebrate with each other through prayer. Join us in praying for those both spoken and unspoken during Sunday liturgy.

Prayers of Thanksgiving. For …

  • The peaceful election in Kenya (John K)
  • This community that supported me in my difficult week (Chris M)
  • This community and for friends and paths that lead us to where we are

… let us bless the Lord. Thanks be to God.

Prayers of Petition. For …

  • Frank’s sister who went to the hospital last week for stomach pains and breathing difficulties and the doctors can’t figure out what is causing the pain (Dolores)
  • Two friends whose marriage isn’t doing well and for resurrection and hope in their marriage (Eric)
  • A good friend’s daughter, Tatum, who is 8 and has leukemia and needing to go back to the hospital (Joe)
  • My dad who had a stroke a week ago and lost mobility in his left side. For his recovery and support for our family
  • Carl and his wife who has cancer and his business which is struggling (Travis)
  • My brother Matt who just had a child and lost his job a week before, and for my brother Michael who is getting out of prison after 8 years
  • Healing of an ankle injury that keeps flaring up over the past couple years (Claire)
  • An older friend who is starting to experience memory loss and hip pain (Claire)
  • Two of our non-profit organization’s board members who recently lost their jobs (John K)
  • The responses that I received for my applications over the past few months and for wisdom to make the right decision (John K)
  • Courage in making some upcoming big decisions and changes (Chris M)
  • My friend Dillon who has been hospitalized for alcoholism and for patience and kindness as I try to support him (Anne-Marie)
  • One of my friends dealing with difficult emotions to experience peace and joy (Daniel)
  • My dad’s friends who are engaged and dealing with difficulties in custody of children from previous marriages

… let us pray to the Lord. Lord have mercy.

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