A: Let us pray with the Lord Jesus Christ for the unity and renewal of His Church on earth, for Bishops Eaton and Smith; for Francis, Bartholomew, and all bishops; for all pastors including Samuel Zumwalt, Marvin Schedler, Robert Kuppler; Peter Hoyer, Michael Bergbower; for all church workers; for Stephen Ministers; for our confirmands; for the people of God, and for all people according to their needs.  [Pause]

A: Almighty Father, we pray for Your Church on earth: that she may be filled with a mighty outpouring of Your Holy Spirit and so see with clarity the end of this old creation and the coming of the new that Your Son Jesus has promised to bring. Lord, in your mercy,

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A: Heavenly Father, we thank You for the priceless gift of the lives of the born and unborn and ask mercy for those struggling with infertility. Tenderly care for all pregnant women and their babies including Sarah Bishton, Melanie O’Brien, Sarah Knoll, and their children. We give You thanks for the birthdays of Keith Harms; Liam Pollard; Blair Monroe; Grace Koder; Pat Mahl; Fran Perry; Lynette Farmer; Diann Brunner; Arthur Moore. Lord, in your mercy,

C: hear our prayer.

A: Gracious Father, you have made man and woman for each other and blessed many with children. We pray for parents, grandparents, godparents, and especially for husbands and wives, that all may give witness to the sacrificial, priestly love of Your Son. We give thanks for those celebrating anniversaries: Harry & Carol Comeskey; Bob & Denise Benoit. Lord, in your mercy,

C: hear our prayer.

A: Compassionate Father, we beg Your healing touch for broken lives especially for the family & friends of George Floyd. We pray for: Dusty Pilcher; Lois & Pr. Bob Kuppler; Al Birnstein; Paul Rady; Donna Franklin; Dwight Crim; Chris Lavoie; Joel Peterson, Terry Miller; Ed Ludacer; Patti Macino; Lisa Holgerson; Jan Magnus; Denise Benoit; Liz Newbery; Alexandra Schwartz; George Schwenzer; Arthur & Barbara Moore; Ellen Dabolt; Harry Comeskey; Ken Manning; Jack & Marie Loflin; Morris & Joanne Johnson; Joyce LaSala; Susan Strickland; Betsy Miller; Bessie King; for the unemployed, and those we name silently [pause]. Lord, in your mercy,

C: hear our prayer.

A: Merciful Father, we plead on behalf of our troubled land that those marked with Your Son’s cross and sealed with the Holy Spirit may repent of our comfortable coexistence with evil and proclaim with our lives that forgiveness, life, and salvation are to be found only in Your Son. Lord, in your mercy,

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A: Loving Father, we remember those yet unable to receive the Blessed Sacrament and pray a speedy end to their exile. Grant the peace the world cannot give to all who, with penitent hearts, receive Your Son’s true Body and most precious Blood. Lord, in your mercy,

C: hear our prayer.

Pastor: All these things, and whatever you see that we need, we ask through your Son Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.