Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hear our prayers for our special mother/grandmother/great-grandmother

Petitions for Anna Verly Funeral Mass – Thursday December 15 at 10:30a
  • In Baptism Anna received the Light of Christ.  Bring Anna into your presence rejoicing.  We pray to the Lord.
  • Response:  Lord, hear our prayer
  • We lift up all those mourning the loss of loved ones.  May they find comfort and peace in Jesus, Our Lady, and The Saints.  We pray to the Lord. 
  • Response: Lord, hear our prayer.
  • Anna was nourished at the table of the Savior.  She loved The Church and availed herself of the graces we receive through The Word, The Sacraments, Devotionals, Our Lady, and The Rosary.  We lift up priests, religious, and the lay community which makes up the Body of The Church.  We pray to the Lord.
  • Response: Lord, hear our prayer.
  • Anna cared for all people in need.  We ask that all have food, shelter and warmth in this cold winter weather.  Many people suffer from violence, war and famine each day.  Show your mercy to those who suffer so unjustly these sins against your love.  We pray to the Lord.
  • Response: Lord, hear our prayer.
  • For Anna the farm was her life.  We thank you for this year of great bounty.  We thank you for the many lessons we learn with each season…  the seed, the rains, the storms, the new life, the cooperation and working together which requires dying to self and forgiveness.  Bless all farm families as they feed the world.  We pray to the Lord.
  • Response: Lord, hear our prayer.
  • Anna loved family.  We pray for all families under attack in our world today, and pray for healing and forgiveness.  May the light of Christ dwell in their midst, and may their light reach into the darkness.  We pray to the Lord.
  • Response: Lord, hear our prayer.
  • Anna valued all life, and held life precious at all stages.  Protect all life, end abortion, and may the end of life be treated with great dignity and value.  We pray to the Lord.
  • Response: Lord, hear our prayer.
    Anna voted a few weeks ago in our American elections!  Many prayers for our beloved country… for the new leaders, for life issues, and marriage and family values, freedom to worship, and respect for each person as created in the image of God.  We pray to the Lord.
  • Response: Lord, hear our prayer.
  • Anna has many family in Canada, Europe and South America… We ask for the Peace of Christ to reign over our world.  And bring Peace into each of our hearts with the coming of Christ/The Light!   We pray to the Lord.
  • Response:  Lord, hear our prayer.
  • Many friends and members of our families have gone before us, and await the Kingdom.  Grant them an everlasting home with your Son.  We pray to the Lord.
  • Response:  Lord, hear our prayer
  • The petitions from her mass of celebration of her Life on earth and passing on to heaven forever with Jesus, Mary the Mother of God and the Saints cover her life and her prayers all these years.  Lord hear our prayer.  Jesus, we trust in you.  Bless-bless, Barb
    Maria and Captain Joseph and their 5 pray together for beloved grandma Ann with candy.

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