Prayer for the Day: God, the giver of life, whose Holy Spirit wells up within your Church: by the Spirit’s gifts equip us to live the gospel of Christ and make us eager to do your will, that we may share with the whole creation the joys of eternal life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen
Post Communion Prayer: God our Father, whose Son, the light unfailing, has come from heaven to deliver the world from the darkness of ignorance: let these holy mysteries open the eyes of our understanding that we may know the way of life, and walk in it without stumbling; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
For Missions and the World—This week’s focus: Livability—Bradbury Court Give thanks for the staff and volunteers, who, provided with continuous training, are able to provide quality care for a better resident experience, which promotes choice and enables people to live well and flourish to 21 adults with physical disabilities. Link: Livability | Livability Bradbury Court
In the Parish—This week’s focus: People affected by degenerative diseases—Muscular Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Pray researchers continue to find techniques that provide a good quality of life. Pray for medical breakthroughs that will provide healing. Pray those affected by these diseases find joy in their lives. Pray for families who are daily affected by the constant concern of providing physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual stimulation and care.