Evening Intercessions

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Illustration by Frank Kacmarcik, OblSB, Saint John's Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota. Used with permission.

Forgiving God, you show us the way to love. In confidence we pray: God of salvation, receive our prayer.  

Give wisdom, compassion, and humility to those who guide nations and shape policies. 

God of salvation, receive our prayer. 

Strengthen and guide nurses, physicians, and first responders.  

God of salvation, receive our prayer. 

Help us to collaborate with one another in efforts to address climate change and violence.  

God of salvation, receive our prayer.  

Our Father . . .  

May God renew in us a steadfast spirit and loving heart, by the working of the Holy Spirit, through Jesus, our brother. Amen. 

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Sr. Susan Barber, OSB

Sister Susan Barber, OSB, is a member of the Benedictine Community of Mount St. Scholastica in Atchison, KS. She received a master’s degree in Music from UMKC and a master’s degree from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Susan is currently the community’s liturgist. She is one of the community’s main organists and pianists. Susan graduated from Souljourners in 2018 and offers retreats at Sophia.

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