Prayers of the People



For the repose of the soul of Mrs. Gloria H., a former parishioner of St. Nicholas who was very active and engaged in church activities back in this churches’ early years. May she rest in the full and lasting peace of Christ Jesus, our Lord and may Light Perpetual shine upon her.

For our Mindy G., that her upcoming medical tests prove to be favorable and that her health continue to improve.

For June V., mother of our Douglas who is having some health issues. Pray June regains full and lasting good health and no complications arise.

For Julie S., a former member of Holy Innocent’s Episcopal Church who took a nasty fall and is facing surgery to repair and perhaps replace her hip. Also, Julie suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Pray for Julie that she recover fully from her recent fall and that Julie finds peace and joy in spite of her health condition.

For those who are victims of crime, violence, injustice, racism, sexism and homophobia: Pray for peace in the lives of all people and that justice, equality and righteousness reigns, once for all.

For those who are looking for gainful employment, a career that will afford them both happiness and security.

Pray for those who are in recovery programs and continue to work at regaining their health and stability: Pray for their success and that they gain lasting peace and sobriety.

For the Church universal: As we journey through this most holy season of Lent, let us pause, listen and hear God’s voice speak to our hearts as we engage in the life of our local church and community of faith.

For the homeless, those who are without adequate food and sufficient necessities: Pray that all receive that which they need and require to live happy, healthy and productive lives.

For all our St. Nicholas community members who are under the weather and in need of healing and prayers: may they find peace and be blessed with sound and better health: Nora P., Carolyn D., Mindy G., Tess S., Katie, Elaine and Barry M., Susan L., Marcia K., Kesha, Eunice Dohra, Bernie, Ron, Dale Rickey, Cathy W., and any one else in need of our continued prayers and well wishes.

***Pray for Dave’s dad as he awaits his cardio tests.
***Pray for James S. who has bone cancer

Please let Fr. Manny know the current condition of those for whom we are praying and if we wish to keep their names on the prayer list. Thank you.
(***written prayer requests)

Prayers of the People of St Nicholas #Episcopal: Vernon Forde and others…



For the repose of the soul of Vernon Forde: pray that he now enjoys the rewards of Paradise as promised by our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ and let us pray for Erlene, Sean and the entire family that all are blessed with strength, peace and a renewed faith. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

For our Deacon Tom Smith who is to have surgery on his right hand: pray the procedure is successful and Tom is back in top form very soon.

For positive steps in curbing the senseless violence in our country: violence that destroys families and destroys the peace so desperately needed in our society.

For the numerous needs of so many of the members of this community of St. Nicholas: pray for the health, well-being and safety of all our family members.

For the success of our Stewardship Campaign: pray that each member is able to share a portion of their “time, talent and treasure” with St. Nicholas, to help us grow stronger and more spiritual prosperous.

For all who are traveling for work and pleasure: that their ventures be secure and God’s speed be with them. Much success in your work, enjoy your vacation and come home safely.

For all our St. Nicholas community members who are under the weather and in need of healing and prayers: may they find peace and be blessed with sound and better health: Joan DeBock, Ruth Yunker, Courtney Adams, Art Lorenze, Karen, Sharon, Elaine and Barry Malas, Lenny Spirek, Jill, Connie Nicholson, Ron Glos, Marcia Kizior, Joanne Mangiaracina, Fran Baylor, Kesha, Mary Gans, Eunice Dohra, Bertha, Payton, Caleb Roth, Rocco, Ron, Tony Begonja, K.C., Dick Day, Dale Rickey, Phil Cooper, Tim Laughlin, Jackie, Chris, Cathy Walters, Carrie, Tim, Pat, Lenny, Perry, Kathy J. and any one else in need of our continued prayers and well wishes.

*** “Pray for James Dolan.”

(***written prayer requests)

Veterans’ Day 2015: Prayer



Blessed Veteran’s Day to all the women and men who have given of themselves to preserve our freedom and help maintain peace.

Let us pray for those veterans who are in the hospital, those who need constant care and those who sacrificed their lives…God bless us, one and all and God grant us wisdom to always seek peace and refrain from war.