The General Intercessions

The Universal Prayer

 of the Faithful


The Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 21st 2018


As a community called to love and service, let us approach the Lord

with confidence.


For all called to the consecrated life of Church service, that they

bear witness to the Gospel.  We pray to the Lord:


For public servants, that they exercise their authority for the

common good and the protection of human life. We pray to the



For families, especially those suffering from division, that they put

mutual support above petty quarrels.  We pray to the Lord:


For all who gather at this table, that our lives of service bring closer

the reign of God.  We pray to the Lord:


For the sick and the suffering, especially,  Maria Rosario Corazon de

 Jesus, Sandra Fouhy, Joe Cuevas, David Zierten, Alex Sanjovic,

 Judy Wallace, Peter Johns, Joy Sian, Liia Lui, Rosalie Stagnitto,

 Quirino Lincoln Canilao, Jill Maki, Aiken Medina, Carol Esterlin,

 Everette Houser,  and Marietta Leffner, that they find hope and

 healing. We pray to the Lord.


For all who have died,  especially Marvin McKane, Carol Aiken

Russo, (and_______________________)   may they rest in peace

and their families be consoled.    We pray to the Lord:



Lord God of the harvest, the abundance of your grace inspires us to

 present our needs to you.  Hear our prayers and help us to listen for the answer that will surely come, through Christ our Lord.  Amen.




October 21st 2018        


Adult confirmation classes start next week and will meet every other Monday for 9 sessions.  Please join us.


New Ministry Schedules are available online and in the sacristy.


Thank you for all the hard work and support for our Festival last weekend.  We raised $16,0000 for our parish.  Congratulations to the raffle winners as listed in the bulletin.


Next week will be an extra collection for World Missions.  Envelopes are in the bulletin and in the back table and can be put in the regular collection basket.


Coping with a broken heart during the holidays? Join us in a workshop Tuesday October 23rd at 7:30p, St John Vianney, Ygnacio Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek.


Thank you to all who have filled out commitment cards and have begun giving your new weekly promise.  There are still two more weeks and we hope everyone will fill out a card.  If you did not receive a card in the mail please pick one up on the back table.  Once all cards are returned we will report all the numbers.