Prayers of the Faithful for February 10 & 11, 2018


Let us pray with compassionate hearts for all who are in need in the world, in our communities and in our families.


For the church: that it may be a living sign of Jesus, the compassionate healer, especially for those most ostracized in their suffering, we pray:

For commitment among the world’s nations to resolve crises that contribute to human suffering, injustice, or war, we pray:

For the grace to imitate Christ: that God will help us to love others, speak the truth, and surrender ourselves in service to God and neighbor as did Jesus, we pray:

For those who risk their lives or safety to serve the suffering: in foreign countries, on the battlefield, in dangerous areas, in our own hospitals; for all caretakers, we pray:

For greater compassion: that we may be aware of the outcast and welcome those who feel isolated within our faith community, we pray:

For the sick and suffering in our community, including Lewis Barbe, Debra Adams, Pat Scully, Lisa Vos. For all who suffer, we pray:

For those who have died, especially, Mary Sebastian, the mother of Peter Sebastian, and Neil Thesing, the son of Doug and Cheryle Thesing. For all who mourn their passing, we pray:


Compassionate God, we turn to you in time of trouble. Help us with our own needs, and grant us the generosity and courage to reach out to others in need. Hear us, we pray, in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen