Prayers of the Faithful for August 15 & 16, 2015
We place our needs before God, mindful that God nourishes us and strengthens us with the living Bread come down from heaven.
For the Church: that we who eat the living bread and drink from the chalice of life may truly share in the fullness of life and be raised up on the last day, we pray:
For all nations, that they may enjoy the peace that anticipates everlasting life, we pray:
For thosewho are hungry either physically or spiritually, may they be fed through our generosity and presence, we pray:
For those who are traveling to Haiti this month to work on repairs for the community of Gris-Gris, may God grant them patience, encouragement, andstrength to successfully complete their work, we pray:
For all of us who are nourished by the Eucharist, may we come to a deeper appreciation for who the risen Christ is for us and who we are for him, we pray:
For those who are ill and have asked for our prayers, including Anna Beth Barker, Russell Keller, May Godstrengthen them, renew them, and fill them with healing, we pray:
For those who have died, especially, Stephanie O’Rourke, the niece of Larry Ebert; Jerry Kraft, the brother of Karen Atkinson and Mary Christopherson; Cynthia Fangel, the wife of Jeff Fangel. May they share in the heavenly banquet and experience the peace and joy of God’s kingdom, we pray:
Wondrous God, you give us the gift of your Son’s Body and Blood: hear these prayers and bring us to the fullness of eternal Life, We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.