Prayers of the Bride of Christ for November 27, 2022

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; Joel Kettner; Carl Voges; for our vicar, Robert Shivers; for all church workers and musicians; for Stephen Ministers; for the people of God, and for all people according to their needs. [Pause]

A: Holy Father, pour out your Holy Spirit upon your Church that she may so faithfully proclaim the return in glory of your Son Jesus that none may be found outside your mercy at the last. Lord, in Your mercy,
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A: Generous Father, we thank you for every life, born and unborn. Preserve from evil all pregnant women and their babies especially Ashley Suddeth Crouch; and her child. We give you thanks for the birthdays of Bob Benoit; Susan Raia; Judy Kettner; Walt Brehm; Beth Hales; Bonnie Nyhus; Raymond Shaver; Jim Whitmeyer; Leslie Long; Samantha Kline; Lauren Gains; Tom Russell; Tony Nelson; and Pat Manor. Lord, in your mercy,
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A: Gracious Father, we ask your blessing upon those joined in Christian marriage: that they may be signs of the love Christ has for His Bride, the Church. Grant them grace to keep the promises they have made and so reflect His faithfulness. We give thanks for those celebrating wedding anniversaries: John & Cindy Antonelli. Lord, in your mercy,
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A: Compassionate Father, show your mercy to all whose need is great. We remember the Ukrainian people; and Cindy Harms; Marie Loflin; Maggie Hoyer; Sheila Leach; Helen Knoll; Janet & Denis Hall; David Case; Tina Medlin; Peggy Barr; Tom Russell; Becky Howard; Carol Comeskey; Joel Peterson; Jan Magnus; Laurena Sundberg; Kay Thompson; Dusty Pilcher; Jean Langrall; Beth Jarrott; Kathryn Webster; Jennifer Stirrat; Barbara Keyl; Robert Shaffer; Ed Ludacer; Ken Manning; Kay Geuder; Carolyn Hooker; Megan McKinney; Marti Felter; Howard & Lani Beuerman; Arthur & Barbara Moore; Nate Holway; Matthew Hall; Alexandra Schwartz; Brigitte Walters; Vivian Alexander; Sue & Terry Miller; Barbara & Don Butzin; Alice Copeland; Heidi Baldwin; Corrie Formica; Jim Villa; Cynthia Brown; Lacy; the victims of storms; the suffering and the dying; the grieving Joan Fracalossi and family and friends at the death of her husband Ron; and Patty Macino and family at the death of her stepdaughter Debra; those we name aloud or in the silence of our hearts…. Lord, in your mercy,
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A: Merciful Father, send your Holy Spirit upon us that we may yearn to receive the true Body and most precious Blood of your Son Jesus and know the peace that only He can bring. Lord, in Your mercy,
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Pastor: Into your hands, dear Father, we commend all for whom we pray trusting in your mercy; through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever Amen.