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WOMEN OF PRAYER EVENTS

April 18 - Everyday Evangelizers Workshop

The Women of Prayer, together with St. Martin of Tours Parish is hosting a workshop led by Dr. Susan Timoney and Sara Blauvelt at the Church Hall following the 9 a.m. Mass.

This special event is open to all! Invite your husband, friend, co-worker, and adult children.


June 13 - Yard Sale Fundraiser

The Women of Prayer will hold a Yard Sale on June 13th at the corner of Rt. 355 and Desellum Avenue in Gaithersburg, MD.

We are currently accepting donations to sell. We appreciate all gently used items that you have come across during your 'Spring Cleaning'. Leave a message with your contact information at 301-943-7603.
Let us know if you want to volunteer.

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  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 14
  • December 12


DAILY SCRIPTURE READING

Let us spend time to read Daily Scripture. Click the image to access www.usccb.org/bible/readings



VATICAN CHANNEL

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MEN OF EMMAUS

The Men of Emmaus meet every Saturday morning in the basement of St. Martin's Church, from 7:30 am - 8:55 am. They meet to pray together as men building a love and understanding of Jesus Christ's call. Invite your husband, friend or co-worker to one of their Saturday meetings. For more information, checkout the Men of Emmaus website.


COMMUNICATION

Email: womenofprayer.news@gmail.com
Facebook: St Martin of Tours Women of Prayer
Website: www.thewomenofprayer.org
Prayer requests: woppetitions@gmail.com

We welcome to hear your thoughts and suggestions on topics and speakers.

PROJECT TILMA - PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

For those who desire good conversation, friendship and time out from your busy schedules, we invite you to join us as we create handmade shawls for those seeking life's comfort, hope and solace.

Your willingness to create prayer shawls for persons who are physically or spiritually ill is all that is required. We give free lessons and necessary materials to all newcomers. Donations are joyfully accepted. Join us every Monday at the School. Contact Doreen.

Women of Prayer Canticle

Dear Lord Jesus,

We ask You to bless this group of women
who have gathered in Your Name.
Instill in us a fervent desire
to join with each other in prayer.
Open our hearts to Your grace,
that we might feel Your presence and hear You call to us,
whether in a resounding voice or a gentle whisper.

Help us to love one another as You have loved us.
To always reach out as a friend,
though we ourselves may be lonely.
To show the compassion of Christ to those seeking comfort,
though we ourselves may be weak in spirit.

To help carry someone else’s cross with our one hand
as we struggle with our own cross with the other.
To learn how to listen with our minds
but speak with our hearts.
To offer up to You our weaknesses,
so that you may work through them

to bring those seeking direction in their lives
closer to You.
Teach us to be open to Your will,
that by the intercession of our Blessed Mother,
we too can answer,
“May it be done to me according to Your Word.” (Luke 1:38)

Amen.

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