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Saturday in the 24th week of Ordinary Time or Blessed Virgin Mary

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Lord, open my lips.
And my mouth will proclaim your praise.

Ant. Let us listen to the voice of God, let us enter into his rest.

Psalm 100

Cry out with joy to the Lord, all the earth.
Serve the Lord with gladness.
Come before him, singing for joy.

Ant. Let us listen to the voice of God, let us enter into his rest.

Know that he, the Lord, is God.
He made us, we belong to him,
we are his people, the sheep of his flock.

Ant. Let us listen to the voice of God, let us enter into his rest.

Go within his gates, giving thanks.
Enter his courts with songs of praise.
Give thanks to him and bless his name.

Ant. Let us listen to the voice of God, let us enter into his rest.

Indeed, how good is the Lord,
eternal his merciful love.
He is faithful from age to age.

Ant. Let us listen to the voice of God, let us enter into his rest.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

Ant. Let us listen to the voice of God, let us enter into his rest.

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No Image Carol Dechand on June 25th, 2024 at 0:58

I pray today for the return of my lapsed family members to the holy catholic church and its . May the Holy spirit come to them and give the graces to return. Saint Monica I pray for your intercession, Amen

No Image David Teegarden on June 24th, 2024 at 20:46

Prayers-Fr Mark, Fr Richard, Fr Jesus, FR David, Fr Jerry, Fr Pat, FR Ted, Fr Earl, Fr Mike, Fr Joe, Fr Chris, Fr D Healing- Miguel, Missy, Kathy, Steve, Theresa, Bob, Tom, Joe, Rocky, Katy, Krystal, Laura, uncle, friend Repose of souls- Msgr Philip, Bill, John, Ed, James, Bud, Rock, Donna, Archie

No Image Catherine on June 24th, 2024 at 16:35

Dear Jesus, please bless & protect my family, friends & fellow prayer warriors. Fulfill our needs as it be Your will. Bring us healing & comfort, peace & contentment, togetherness & love. Help me, help us all to always lean in to You in all circumstances. Guide us, forgive us & lead us in Your ways.

No Image Catherine on June 24th, 2024 at 16:28

God's plan, just follow! He has given His only Son to teach us, to redeem us, to protect us, to love us. The light & the way are there before us. We must believe & follow. So whether the paths is easy & straight or full of turns & obstacles, just follow & our Lord will bring us through. AMEN!

No Image Catherine on June 24th, 2024 at 16:23

Fully Rely On God! Amen

No Image Kiera Cox on June 24th, 2024 at 12:19

For the return of Shane to the Catholic Church

No Image Neil Saindon on June 24th, 2024 at 12:00

For the repose of my Father's soul. For my Mom still journeying here on earth. For our priests and deacons, religious, and all parish and Diocesan workers in the Green Bay Diocese, the United states and all the world.

No Image David Teegarden on June 24th, 2024 at 11:03

Prayers- Fr Mark, Fr Richard, Fr Jesus, Fr David, Fr Jerry, Fr Pat, Fr Ted, Fr Earl, Fr Mike, Fr Joe, Fr Chris, Fr D Healing-Miguel, Missy, Kathy, Theresa, Bob, Tom, Katy, Krystal, Laura, Rocky, Joe, uncle, friend Repose of souls-Msgr Philip, Bill, John, Ed, James, Bud, Rock, Donna, Archie

No Image Joanne Kokosinski on June 24th, 2024 at 9:44

For Piero Barone as he celebrates the gift of life on his birthday, May he use his talents to bring joy to others.

No Image Joanne Kokosinski on June 24th, 2024 at 9:38

For the Maestra Pie Filippini on retreat this week. May the come back refreshed and ready to “Go and Teach” and for all those joining in prayer through this media.

No Image marie5890 on June 24th, 2024 at 9:24

I ask that you will lift me up in your prayers. I was released from the hospital yesterday after 3 days and am still on the healing path. Please pray that there will be no relapse and the my recovery will be full and complete. Thank you

No Image Robles on June 24th, 2024 at 7:35

Please pray for my son, that the Holy Spirit fills his heart with joy, peace and that he can get a job and succeed in college.

No Image Robles on June 24th, 2024 at 7:07

Please pray for my son, that the Holy Spirit fills his heart with joy, peace and that he can get a job and succeed in college.

No Image M Pilot on June 24th, 2024 at 7:05

For the sanctity and dignity of life. May we remember that every life is fearfully and wonderfully made in your image. May we, like St. John the Baptist, live out our God-given callings fully. May we be humble and always remember that you are our God.

No Image M Pilot on June 24th, 2024 at 7:03

Dear Lord, I pray that you will fill me with the wisdom, determination, and skill to prove that I am capable of the new job for which I have a conditional offer. Help me to have faith in your plan for my life.

No Image Tom on June 24th, 2024 at 5:53

That rejoicing in the Lord will be our strength, and for blessings on my family, we pray.

No Image Beverly on June 24th, 2024 at 0:00

Please pray for my son to get a good job and a safe, reliable, affordable car. Thank you!

No Image David Teegarden on June 23rd, 2024 at 20:37

Prayers-Fr Mark, Fr Richard, Fr Jesus, Fr David, Fr Jerry, Fr Pat, Fr Ted, Fr Earl, Fr Mike, Fr Joe, Fr Chris, Fr D Healing-Miguel, Missy, Kathy, Steve, Theresa, Tom, Bob, Joe, Rocky, Laura Katy, Krystal, friend, uncle Repose of souls-Msgr Philip. Bill, John, Ed, James, Bud, Rock, Donna, Archie

No Image carmelgirl13 on June 23rd, 2024 at 18:44

Let us please pray ardently for our Church sadly much dividedLet is pray as always for the Pope amd Cardinals and Seminarians and priests all over the world and especially in dangerous places hostile to the Catholic Faith. Lastly let us pray for Cardinal Vigino. All those priests/religious sicki

No Image Gill Babeu on June 23rd, 2024 at 14:33

Pray for Our Holy Father that he be at peace

No Image David Teegarden on June 23rd, 2024 at 11:08

prayers-Fr Mark, Fr Richard, Fr Jesus, Fr David, Fr Jerry, Fr Pat, Fr Ted, Fr Earl, Fr Mike, Fr Joe, Fr D Healing- Miguel, Missy, Kathy, Steve, Theresa, Bob, Tom, Joe, Rocky, Laura, Katy, Krystal, uncle, friend Repose of souls-Msgr. Philip, Bill, John, Ed, James, Bud, Rock, Donna, Archie

No Image Gill Babeu on June 23rd, 2024 at 11:01

Pray for Our Holy Father that he be at peace

No Image Glenda Myrstol on June 23rd, 2024 at 8:16

Please pray for our son as a special intention… and also for myself and upcoming medical test..thank you and God Bless us all…

No Image Edgar Cruz-Senga on June 23rd, 2024 at 5:59

May lord god and our Savior Jesus Christ bless us with wise and discerning heart in our times of need and fulfill the prayers that are for the greater good of man kind and not ones only in our own self interest.

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