Weekly Intercessions

  • For the church with our pope and bishop,
    may God’s spirit give them insight to transform church and world divisions through dialog and service, we pray…
  • For our country, as we remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,
    may the power of racism, bigotry, and prejudice be overcome by prayer and love in the Lord’s name, we pray…
  • For blessings as we work to respect all life stages, especially with immigrants and refugees,
    may we be inspired by Mary’s example to hold life as precious,
    keeping God’s word alive in our hearts, we pray..
  • For an end to violence in families, amongst neighbors, and in all nations,
    may people better learn to work together to build the City of God, we pray …
  • For all who are ill, particularly those in our families and St Patrick parish,
    may God bring healing, relief from pain and help to them and to those who lovingly care for them, we pray …
  • For a greater awareness of the needs of the poor and homeless,
    may we respond in love and compassion to the pain and suffering of all whom we meet, especially our friends at Neighborhood House, we pray…
  • For all devastated by natural disasters,
    may first responders be safe, families united, and gracious help given to them, we pray…
  • For all who are away from home, particularly members of the military and those doing service programs around the world,
    may God strengthen and protect them and reunite them with their families,
    we pray …
  • For all of us in the Charleston colleges,
    may we allow God’s gentle power to guide us in our studies
    and in our relationships, we pray …