Morning Intercessions

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Loving God, your daughter Mary Magdalene was the first to proclaim the Risen Lord. We rejoice with her and pray: Let us find our joy in you, O God.  

Animate your Church to joyfully encourage, acclaim, and appreciate the spiritual and temporal gifts of women.  

     Let us find our joy in you, O God.  

Inspire us to support and encourage young people in their search for meaning and vocation.  

     Let us find our joy in you, O God. 

Strengthen your Church to reach out to those who feel alienated from the Body of Christ.  

     Let us find our joy in you, O God.  

Our Father . . .  

May the joy of the Risen Christ radiate our hearts and fill us with love for God, our neighbor, and all creation. 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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