Pauca Verba is Latin for A Few Words.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Intercessions ~ Feast of Christ, King of the Universe



This month Pope Francis will visit Turkey where he will meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew./ We pray for the Pope's safety/ and for his visit and message to bear fruit./ We pray to the Lord.

Every day brings news of death,/ calamity and terror./ We pray boldly for the conversion of those who do violent and deadly things,/ and for the inner healing of those who hate in God's name./ We pray to the Lord

The liturgical year draws to its close today./ Grant us grateful hearts for this past year of grace and growth in holiness./ We pray to the Lord.

Much of our country has already experienced winter weather./ We pray for travelers,/ the unemployed and all who are burdened by the demands of winter./ We pray to the Lord.

There are two and a half million homeless children in our nation./ We pray to recognize this great shame/ and for the willingness and resolve to make it right./ We pray to the Lord.

A three hundred and twenty five million dollar baseball contract was signed this week in our country./ We ask God to teach us right thinking in our world of hunger,/ thirst,/ nakedness,/ disease and illiteracy./ We pray to the Lord.

And for all of those who have died this week/ we ask for heaven's healing and mercy/ and consolation for those who are grieved and mourning./ We pray to the Lord.








6 comments:

  1. Blessings and wishes for peace as we begin the nee year. Let us pray for a world filled with less fear, which breeds hatred.

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing these.

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  3. I am glad to have found these Intercessions. I am sure to check them each week along with your other words of faith and guidance. You have healed me in more ways than you could imagine.

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  4. It is shameful that there are the homeless and poor who have nothing, while men are paid millions to play a game. And there are still thousands who risk all to come here for the promise of a new life. Let us pray for more generosity towards those that need it.

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  5. Barbara Ehrenreich has written a worthy book: Nickel and Dimed and (not) Getting By in America. Barbara is was an undercover journalist who crossed America and learned how people live on a minimum wage. There's a difference between charity and justice.

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