Jesus says, “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone” (Mt 18: 15)
Loving God, we pray that our lives may magnify you, our God. May our spirits rejoice in you , our God and Savior, Amen.
Lord, we pray for all our leaders who sets the law as well those who try to protect the law and us. Be their guide and Holy Spirit. Amen
“I will hear what God proclaims; the LORD--for he proclaims peace.” PS 85:9
Dear God, I believe the bond expressed in that great song PARALLELS my deep fidelity to you and enables the two of us, together, to accomplish anything. Help me keep MY fidelity strong, and thank you SO much for YOUR faith in me. Amen.
"Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself,take up his cross, and follow me.” Matthew 16:24
Dear Jesus, you taught us by your example that it does take sacrifice in our lives to help others. Bless our lives that we may share it to the fullest as you did on the cross. Amen.
Lord help us to love others, especially your family the way you love us. In Jesus name amen
Lord, full of compassion and mercy, you fill our shelves with all our needs. We are never alone and wanting when we trust in your presence. Grant us the grace to turn our hearts to you so that we may never question or doubt the gifts you provide for us daily.
God we thank you today for your Son. We ask you to grant us moments when we too may experience some of the beauty and wonder of your presence in this world. Help us to find you, to know that we are doing your will in our lives, and to be able to come back down the mountain afterwards. We ask all this in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Lord, Like John the Baptist, help us to stand for truth and the values of your kingdom. May our voices rise above the evils and immorality of the world. Amen
Loving God, enlighten us to look beyond family and background , to see the true worth of each person. Help us also, to create positive atmospheres in our own parish and group of friends. Let us make all feel at home and welcomed.
Lord, May I be ready and prepared to enter the Kingdom any time. Be my guide and stronghold. Amen.
"...the Kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls." (Matthew 13:45)
...Father Mike says Jesus is strongly declaring that God’s driving GOAL is getting into relationship with us: "God is the pearl you seek, true, but YOU are the pearl GOD seeks!
“The seed is the word of God, Christ is the sower; all who come to him will live forever.