Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Prayers of the Faithful.2nd Sunday C 17th Jan 2010

2nd Sunday  C  17th Jan   2010

 

Prayers of the Faithful…

 

 

Presider:

Together let us pray for the grace to be active members in the family of God.

 

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1.        Priest/Deacon      Let us pray for the Church

Leader:

Lord, make all the ministers of your church faithful shepherds of the flocks entrusted to their care.

Pause     We pray to the Lord                       

                   R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

 

2.      Priest/Deacon      Let us pray for all on holiday

Leader:

May those who are holidaying at this time, travel safely, enjoy their leisure and relaxation and return to their homes refreshed and renewed.

Pause     We pray to the Lord                     

                        R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

 

3.      Priest/Deacon      Let us pray for all married couples

Leader:

May all married couples receive the grace of Christian kindness, humility, gentleness and peace bearing witness to the love of Christ and His Church,

Pause     We pray to the Lord                     

                        R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

 

4.      Priest/Deacon       Let us pray for single parents and those who are widowed

Leader:

May all widowed and single parents be filled with the consolation of God’s abundant grace and blessings.

 Pause     We pray to the Lord.

                      R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

 

5.      Priest/Deacon   Let us pray for all those who have died

Leader:

May those who have died receive their reward in the family of saints.

Pause - Eternal rest grant to them O Lord.

R:            Let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace?        Amen

 

 

(Please remain at lectern as the presider says this or a similar prayer)

 

Presider:

 

Almighty God, hear our prayers and grant us the grace to love one another and faithfully follow the way of your Son, Jesus Christ

 

R. Amen.