As we ponder the harder teaching of loving our enemies, we ask God to give us strength to respond to unkindness with love.
As we ponder our final destination, we ask God to help us learn to trust.
As we celebrate the saving mysteries of your faith, we ask God to strengthen and heal us.
As we celebrate God’s banquet of love, let us remember that it is God who rescues us from sin.
We are baptized into Christ. Let us ask the Lord for forgiveness for when we have not kept our baptismal promises.
In Jesus God has done something new and ushered in a new age. In that spirit of renewal, we ask for the gift of God’s forgiveness.
As we celebrate the Baptism of Jesus when God poured down the Holy Spirit, we ask that God bless us with the grace of forgiveness.
We want to walk not in darkness but in the light of God. We ask God to shed the light of forgiveness on us as we acknowledge our sins.
On this day we honor Mary, Mother of God and Mother of the church, who brought into the world our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Emmanuel, God with us. Let us ask God’s continuing blessing on creation and all it holds.
With a desire to walk in the ways of the Lord, we ask God to forgive us.