Grant that our Sunday worship would be attentive,/ heart-felt,/ inclusive and generous./ Unify the Church where it is divided;/ send the spirit of renewal where the faith has grown weak./ We pray to the Lord.
In the new month of October we pray for those who celebrate birthdays,/ anniversaries,/ and other days of remembrance,/ asking good health,/ safety and peace./ We pray to the Lord.
October is the Month of Mary's Rosary./ We ask to live in the atmosphere of Mary's prayer:/ in faith,/ humility and praise./ We pray to the Lord.
We pray for those in the Carolina's and the Bahama Islands who have suffered from recent storms./ For those who died in the sinking of the El Faro container ship/ and for all who mourn them./ We pray to the Lord.
Syria is being bombed by both Russia and the United States./ We pray for this poor,/ stressed country which knows no peace./ For its children,/ the elderly,/ the homeless./ We pray to the Lord.
Heal our families and families throughout the world/ where there is sickness,/ addiction,/ fighting and dysfunction./ Bless the efforts of the Rome-Synod./ We pray to the Lord.
Comfort families in Oregon where loved ones were murdered in gun violence this week./ Give gifts of life and light to those who have died./ We pray to the Lord.