Prayer Circle March 2016 Month of St. Joseph During the year of Our Lord 2016, our Church prays during the Year of Mercy to be merciful like the Father.
NOTE: at Beloved Disciple Eucharistic Catholic Church, Toronto the petitions included in the Monthly Prayer Circle are placed on the Altar and included in the daily prayers at Divine Office, Rosary and Mass throughout the month.
Rosary: Mondays at 5:00 pm followed by 5:30 pm Mass. Community dinner on the first Monday of the month.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Sundays at 10:00 am with Matins-Lauds and 11:00 am Mass followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament (No Exposition and Benediction during Advent and Lent).
Please join us in praying for the following intentions: From Archbishop Roger LaRade, O.F.A.: For generous benefactors to help us raise an urgently needed $2500.00 to register our Church in Cameroon, failing which it will be closed by the authorities. For Msgr. Joseph Metongo Eba as he continues to try to get a visa to travel to Toronto and for financial needs for electricity. For all our brothers and sisters in Cameroon. For a holy Easter, to be granted the graces we most need. For our Franciscan novice, Rosa in Cuba. For continued collaboration with CENESEX in Cuba and for our witness to the Infinite Love of God. For generous benefactors to enable establishing our Church mission in Cuba. For successful registration of our Church in Cuba. For the repose of the soul of Fr. George Onida, S.M. For Fr. Peter Pabst, S.J., for healing after bone marrow transplant. For Sue Overton, for successful treatment of cancer. For Sr. Silvia’s health. For Naomi, special intention. For all those who have asked for our prayers. For the homeless and the poorly-housed. For an end to violence against women. For meaningful, collaborative relationships leading to increased unity among autocephalous Catholic Churches' bishops, clergy, religious and members. For all clergy, religious, seminarians and members of our Church, for an increase in Faith, Hope, and Charity In thanksgiving for those who have attended Mass at Beloved Disciple in the past month. For all former members of our Church. For all who are suffering or in pain. For all persecuted Christians. For those suffering from Ebola, dengue, and chikungunya outbreaks and for the repose of the souls of those who have died as a result of these diseases. For relief in disasters around the globe: http://reliefweb.int/disasters For peace in all places of global conflict especially Syria, Ukraine, the Holy Land, Iraq, South Sudan, Sudan. http://reliefweb.int/updates
From Mother Jean Michelina, fcjm, DD: For those who have requested prayers for healing For two sisters, Anita Michielini detected two spots on the brain, and Linda Devlin just had brain surgery and now has an infection.
From Most Reverend Archbishop Joseph D Finnegan, DD: For Deb Gisler who is recovering from cancer surgery. For Wally Bell. For the Forgotten.
From Marilyn McNeil: Special intention for my grandson Tyler. For Catherine, that she will resolve some personal challenges. For Pamela, that her Parkinson’s disease will stabilize. For Sr. Silvia, that her work in Cuba was fruitful and fulfilling and that she continues to regain her health and vitality. For Elizabeth, that she continues to be pain-free & at peace, while she patiently waits to go home to be with the Lord. For Abp. Roger & Mark, that they may journey in safety on their holiday overseas. A personal intention for myself.
From Fr. Richard Sorfleet-Yassin: For Ahmed, all refugees and their families. For Felipe and his mission work in Mexico. For Patrice.
From Fr. Charles Blanchard: Let's collectively PRAY TO BE STRONG.
From Remo DiNunzio: For my cousin and family that the Lord will continue healing her and for me to find support in Christ's love.
From Brother Francis Marie Veritas, O.F.A.: For my sister’s family and for the healing hand of the Lord to guide the situation to a peaceful resolution. For my Niece, and Nephew that they be able to forgive their mom, and heal their maternal relationship with her. For my continued discernment, and in thanksgiving for my vocation. For my family to come to know the meaning of my vocation and to accept it as a gift. For discipline in all aspects of my life. For clarity with a direction for employment to secure a stable future. For all newly engaged couples especially Ian & Sam that they continue to grow deeper in their relationship, and that as they prepare for Marriage they continue to make Christ the center of their relationship. That the Lord continue to bless me, and guide me on this next stage of my vocation. For the unemployed that they find meaningful employment in a timely manner. That the Lord show me if I am to move to Toronto to be near the community or continue alone in Calgary. For myself as I start studies for a Bachelor’s Degree that I be granted the patients and time needed to study while working full time. For all who have asked me to pray for them.
From Sister Silvia González, O.F.A.: For badly needed funds for Cameroon For peace in Syria and the Middle East Region For the hungry, abandoned, rejected, and ill For my family For my friends around the globe who have asked for special prayers For family, friends and colleagues who are experiencing illness For our religious and clergy For St. Francis and St. Clare Mission in Cuba For the Canada-Cuba Knowledge Exchange travelers in February For Canadian elderly For Canadian youth In thanksgiving for our church donors
From Friar Antoine Onana, O.F.A.: For vocations to our Church in Cameroon. For our seminarians and all brothers and sisters in Cameroon. For the health of Msgr Joseph. For Friar Antoine that it may be possible for him to study in community in Canada.
From Friar Tomás Navarro, O.F.A.: Special intentions. For my Family in Spain, and for my nieces and nephews that they be able to find work.
From David LaRade: For Arlene LeBlanc that God give her strength to face the final stages of her pancreatic cancer.