O God, you have given signs throughout all history, let us not be blind to them. You have sent us your word, may we not be deaf to it. May we today help others to realize you are alive and living.
“A hired man, who is not a shepherd and whose sheep are not his own, “will leave the sheep and run away and the wolf catches and scatters them”, John 10:12
Lord, we thank you today for the wonderful lessons your son was able to teach us and for the great example of his first followers and our first teachers. Grant us the ability to find your true teachers in this world today. Help us to truly listen and find your voice coming through the onslaught of ideas being shown to us on a daily basis.
"Lord to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have believed and have come to know that you are the Holy One of God." (69)
“Whoever eats my Flesh and drinks my Blood, remains in me and I in him, says the Lord!” JN 6:56
“Stop murmuring among yourselves… I am the Living Bread that came down from heaven… the bread that I give is my flesh for the world ” (Jn 6: 43, 51)
" 'Have I been with you for so long a time and you still do not know me? ... whoever believes in me will do the works that I do, and will do greater ones than these ..." (John 14:9, 1)
Lord deepen my faith and my knowledge and commitment to the Gospel. May we experience you closely at every Eucharist
Dear Jesus, help us to satisfy our spiritual hungers. Teach us how to Have a true relationship – a real friendship - with God as you did. Show us the way
“Where two or more are gathered together, there I am in the midst of them.” (Mt 18:20)
Lord Jesus, empower us to walk through the storm, where our faith and hope lead. Enable us to swim against currents of struggles and pain. Be in our boat in our day today journey
Whoever does accept his testimony certifies that God is trustworthy.
Loving God, give us the courage to obey you first. Give us the strength to be people of courage and principle. We ask this through Jesus your Son
“The light came into the world, but people loved darkness rather than light… All who practice evil hate the light; they do not come near it for fear that their deeds will be exposed.” (Jn 3:19)
Grant us, Lord, that we may be, like St. Mark, tellers and spreaders of faith in our society today, so that all people may discover your love and your goodness
"unless one is born of water and Spirit he cannot enter the Kingdom of God. What is born of flesh is flesh and what is born of Spirit is Spirit".
Loving God, thank you for the gift of your son Jesus. Help us to look for the Peace of Christ in all that we do. Send your Spirit to guide us as we grow to know you, love you and serve in all that we do.
Our Father and Mother God, thank you for answering our prayers. Give us the courage to live out our live in you and speak of your works.
"When they climbed out on shore, they saw a charcoal fire with fish on it and bread. Jesus said to them, 'Bring some of the fish you just caught.. ” (John 21:9-10)
Lord may the truth of your resurrection widen the horizons of our hope
We thank you god for always providing the way for us and guiding us along your path in life. We ask for you to reach out your hand to us when we begin to wander and help us to find our way. Let us become one of your disciples, able to call upon your name and see great things happen in our world.
'I am going to my Father and your Father,
to my God and your God.'"
"And Behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of his feet and worshipped him." (Mt 28:9)
This is the Day that the Lord has made! Alleluia!
“If we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him.” (Romans 6:8)