The General Intercessions

The Universal Prayer

 of the Faithful

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Fourth Sunday of Easter

April 22nd 2018

Presider:

As the Good Shepherd tens his father’s flock, so we ask God to help

 our brothers and sisters:

Lector:

That pastors and ministers guide their flock with tender care.  We

 pray to the Lord:

Lector:

That governments carefully guard the safety and quality of food

 and water.  We pray to the Lord:

Lector:

That young people preparing for communion, confirmation and

 graduation be strengthened for a life of loving service.  We pray to

 the Lord:

Lector:

That Christians spread the peace of Christ and the joy of Easter in

 every time and place, especially to the sick and home bound.   We

 pray to the Lord:

Lector:

That those who are sick, especially,  Janet Weskamp, Dave Gist,

 Hermogenes Mopera, Angie Tan, the Ephraim family,  Peggy

 Clemens, Zach Punty,   and Sr. Diane Fagan, may be restored .   We

 pray to the Lord

Lector:

That all who have died, may join the angels and saints in heaven.  We pray to the Lord:

Lector:

Presider:

God of mercy, you sent your Son to care for your flock.  Hear and

 grant what we ask in the name of Jesus, our Risen Lord. Amen.

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Announcements

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April 22nd 2018

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New ministry schedules are available on line and for pick up in the sacristy.

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All young adults ages 18-39 are invited to our next meeting to be held this Thursday, April 26 at 7pm in the parish center.

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The youth group will be selling food after all masses expect the 7:15am.  Please support them as they raise money to go to world Youth Day in Panama.

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Our next movie night will be Saturday April 28 at 6:30pm in the Hennessey Room.  We will be showing a short film on “The Shroud of Turin” and “Risen”.

5

In order to prepare for the new pre-school, the playground has been modified and a fence installed.  Please assist us in keeping the children off the equipment when the gates are locked.  We hope to install some other play equipment outside of the fence.

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