For an end to the sin of racism.
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Twice in today’s short gospel Saint John the Baptist says, “I did not know him.” This line struck me because there can be a temptation in thinking that knowing a lot about Jesus is the same as knowing him. But if Saint John the Baptist is an example, then we know that we learn more about Jesus when we really know Jesus. Knowing Jesus, having a relationship with Jesus, and seeing that relationship take root when we become disciples of his, is a good goal for all of us.
Please pray for my relationship with my girlfriend. That I may be a spiritual warrior and evangelist. For a special intention. Please pray for my mom, Becky, who died two years ago.
One of the first workshops on education I attended emphasized the importance of beginnings and endings when it came to individual classes, and the semester. In today’s readings we hear about two people who begin a new life in God. Yet their lives end quite differently. Hear about the power of God’s grace.
For the American people. That my son’s headache goes away. My youth minister and his family just lost their newest daughter at 20 weeks gestation, please pray for them.
For all those who are unemployed or underemployed.
For all those impacted by the weather.
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Special Prayer Request. Please say a prayer for our daughter, her husband, and our family over the next few days. We miss you baby Jonathan. If you could pray for my grandmother, I would sincerely appreciate it. She just got out of open heart surgery and she is really struggling. Please pray for Jack For…