Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: January 30, 2022

Call to Worship

We would like to welcome everyone joining us today, especially any visitors. We are glad you are here. 

Today, St. Paul reminds us of the greatest commandment; to love. St. Paul describes not only the need to love, but what that looks like in our relationship to God and our neighbor. 

How do I experience God’s love more in my own life so that I can increase the quality of love I show to others?

Intercessions

For the Church: that She may radiate the love of Christ to all people and nations and continue to draw souls to the light of Christ. We pray to the Lord.

For the people of God: that we may continue to grow in Faith, Hope, and Love, and by our example help others to experience the joy of a virtuous life. We pray to the Lord. 

For those who govern us: that they might live up to their calling to work for the good of every human person. 

We pray to the Lord.

For Catholic Schools: that students may grow in their knowledge and love of God and that our schools may be living witnesses of Christ’s love. We pray to the Lord.

For all who are ill and suffering: that our loving God may restore them to health or call them home to eternal glory. We pray to the Lord

For our beloved dead: that they may experience the fullness of Christ love for all eternity. We pray to the Lord.

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: January 23, 2022

Call to Worship

We would like to welcome everyone joining us today, especially any visitors. We are glad you are here. 

Today we celebrate “Word of God Sunday” as we hear Jesus proclaim that He is the Messiah, the one anointed and sent into the world to free us from bondage. He is the Word made flesh and the fulfillment of all that God has promised. 

Our relationship to Christ is one that must be rooted in the Word. What is my relationship with the Word of God and what can I do to strengthen that relationship?

Intercessions

For the Church: that She may never cease to reach out to those in need; that we may truly be one in mind and spirit. We pray to the Lord.

For a greater understanding of the mysteries of Christ: that we may recognize that our true Christian identity can only be found in the service of one another. 

We pray to the Lord.  

For greater understanding: that the Word of God may fill our hearts and free us to live as daughters and sons of God. We pray to the Lord.

For young families: that God will guide them through difficult times and strengthen them for the long journey ahead. We pray to the Lord.

For the sick and suffering: that through our prayers and generous care, they may know the healing power of God at work within them. We pray to the Lord.

For the faithful departed: that we may continue our journey in the hope that we will see them again. 

We pray to the Lord  

Announcements

Today begins the annual Catholic Ministries Appeal throughout the archdiocese. The CMA provides vital funding to six local ministries: St. Rita School for the Deaf and Catholic Charities and Social Services, as well as others.
More information about the CMA will be arriving in the mail over the next week. We invite you to prayerfully consider making a gift to this year’s CMA. Thank you for your continued support and generosity.

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: January 16, 2022

Call to Worship

We would like to welcome everyone joining us today, especially any visitors. We are glad you are here!

Today our Gospel recounts Jesus’ first miracle as He turns water into wine at the Wedding Feast at Cana. Here Mary proclaims obedience to Christ. At the outset of His public ministry; in the forefront of everything He will do She tells us: “Do whatever he tells you”

What is it that keeps me from turning my life over completely to Christ? 

Intercessions

For the Church: that She may continue to reach out to those in need and lead all souls to follow Christ unreservedly. We pray to the Lord.

For the people of God: that we may be inspired by Mary’s words and become better disciples in doing all that God asks of us. We pray to the Lord.

For a spirit of gratitude: that grateful hearts may turn to the Lord with Mary and praise Him for the good things He has done for us. We pray to the Lord.

For all engaged and newly married couples: that Jesus may strengthen their bond and build up the human family. 

We pray to the Lord.

For a greater respect for all human life: that the Spirit will open hearts to the value and beauty of all human life. 

We pray to the Lord.

For all those who have died: that through the waters of Baptism, they may share in the Divinity of Christ for all eternity. We pray to the Lord.

Announcements

We are excited to once again invite ministers to be servers at our weekend and weekday Masses. Whether you have served in the past, or if you would like to learn to serve, please contact the parish office. Training will be made available. Thank You!