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Invitatory

Thursday in the 2nd week of Lent

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Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Antiphon: 1043
Psalm: 1298

Christian Prayer:
Antiphon: 687
Psalm: 820

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

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Psalm 67

O God, be gracious and bless us
and let your face shed its light upon us.
So will your ways be known upon earth
and all nations learn your saving help.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Let the peoples praise you, O God;
let all the peoples praise you.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Let the nations be glad and exult
for you rule the world with justice.
With fairness you rule the peoples,
you guide the nations on earth.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Let the peoples praise you, O God;
let all the peoples praise you.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

The earth has yielded its fruit
for God, our God, has blessed us.
May God still give us his blessing
till the ends of the earth revere him.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

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. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

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I pray a prayer of thanksgiving to The Lord, my husband recently got Covid for the first time and he recovered very quickly. I believe I now have it and it’s manageable. Thank you Lord for your mercy Amen

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Please pray that the Lord will heal Colette who suffers from bipolar disorder. Pray also that the Lord will grant peace and consolation to her mother, Cathy, who suffers with her. Thank you.

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Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world….have mercy on us Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world….have mercy on us Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world….have mercy on us Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world….grant us your Peace.

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Please, pray for a good employement for me and guidance in my life. That our Father almighty grant me wisdom to make the right choices for my own good and the good of my family. Thank you. In the name of the father, and the son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

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Oh, Girlie! Thank you for reminding me! Yes, the Lord is proficient at solving ALL of our dilemmas as well as illness. This morning solution to getting around a glitch in a company's program in order to complete submittal of urgently needed information! In Jesus' Name we pray ALWAYS

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Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world….have mercy on us Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world….have mercy on us Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world….have mercy on us Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world….grant us your Peace.

No Image Stephen Nikkola on February 29th, 2024 at 8:39

May the world I live in here on earth reflect the reality Your love. May I think Your thoughts, and make manifest Your love. Today, may I receive what I need. May my way be unblocked, as I unblock my heart to others. When I’m tempted by fear, may I be guided back to love.

No Image Thomas Tomosky on February 29th, 2024 at 8:33

Please pray for the elderly mother (near 100 years old) of a good friend. The mother fell last night and has 2 broken ribs and is in the hospital. May the mother, and her supporting family, be given comfort and peace. May God's Will be done.

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Praise God for His healing and improvement in health of my brother and all those for whom this Community prays every day! Amen!!!

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Please pray for my brother in law, Jerry, who has had a stroke. God’s will be done. Amen

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I humbly ask you to pray for a special need of mine and that all of my intentions in my Sacred Heart Novena be granted if they be God's will. Thank you!

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Dear God, thank you for hearing our prayers. By the power of the Holy Spirit and in the name of Jesus, someone is healed. By the power of the Holy Spirit and in the name of Jesus, my otherwise unfixable program is fixed. You show your majesty in all things - animate and inanimate; our Creator. Amen.

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Lord Jesus, cultivate in us the virtue of charity with works to seek eternal merit. Empower us with spiritual riches versus worldly possessions. Break the wall of our selfishness to attend to the poor & sick. Inspirit us to be doers of Your Word & obey Your commands to avoid sin of omission. Amen

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Lord Jesus I come before You, as a sinner, in need of Your healing, be merciful to me, My body is Lord is sick, my house is in need of repairs, I ponder on how I am to repair it, given I am a widow, on pension' take and bless all O Lord, and give it back to me according to Your Word, Amen

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Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10. Our friend, Judy, a retired Teacher, is in the "BE" mortality of hospice, waiting to cross over to immortality.

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No Image Tom on February 28th, 2024 at 6:38

Praise to the Lord, let all that is in us adore him.

No Image Marie-Lou Dauharry on February 28th, 2024 at 0:00

Lord, teach us that true greatness comes from serving others through sacrificial love. Give us courage to embrace our own suffering willingly & to unite it to the Cross for salvation of souls. Teach us to understand suffering strengthens our faith by purifying our souls & becoming closer to You. Ame

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