What has set this Sunday apart for you? What did you you hear in today's gospel? Are you away from the church and wondering if you can return?
Humanity has hurts of all sorts and sizes. This is the year of Mercy! New life is available in the confessional. We will need to 'turn.' Turn from the barriers to God's love. Peter is asked, "Do
you love me?"
our world is in need of unity, solidarity and the example of faith.
This Easter Season continues. The following 'Prayer for Enemies' may awaken any
hardness of heart. Lord, pour forth your spirit and renew the face of the Earth.
"God our Father, Your Son commanded us, "Love your enmities, and pray for those who persecute you" (Mt 5:44). By dying for all
humanity (see Rom 5:10) and asking you to forgive those who crucified Him Jesus saved us and made us sons and daughters of God.
Following his example, we pray for our enemies known and unknown. We ask that
the loving will of God be done in their lives. May the Holy Spirit come into their lives and transform their hearts and ours, leading to peace and reconciliation amongst all your children. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen". (Marian Helpers.