Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Prayers of the Faithful.12th Sunday of Ordinary Time Yr C 20th June. 2010

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time Yr C  20th  June. 2010   

 

 

Prayers of the Faithful…

 

Priest:

Brothers and sisters, in our belief that Jesus is the Christ the Son of the living God, with confidence let us offer to the Father all our prayers and petitions.

 

 

1.  Priest/Deacon: Let us pray for the Church. 

Leader:

Lord, bless and sanctify all   those who minister in your church, bishops, priests religious and deacons teachers and counsellors, those who care for the poor the sick the elderly the orphans and the dying. May they always be a sign of your presence among us.

Pause     We pray to the Lord

                         R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

 

2.Priest/Deacon: Let us pray for people in authority.

Leader:

Lord, teach all men and women in positions of power and authority to recognise the influence they wield over the lives of others, and grant them the gifts of wisdom, compassion and understanding.

Pause     We pray to the Lord

                         R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

 

3. Priest/Deacon: Let us pray for the poor and needy

Leader:

Lord, many people lack the necessities of life.... adequate shelter, sufficient food, and the means to provide for those they love. Forgive us our neglect of them and give us the grace to be more generous and just towards them.

Pause     We pray to the Lord

                         R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

 

4.Priest/Deacon: Let us pray for our priests

Leader:

Lord, as we conclude the Year of the Priests let us pray that the Holy Spirit who came upon each of them at ordination continue to guide them in the ways of Christ

Pause - Lord, hear us.

                      R: Lord, hear our prayer.

 

 

 

5. Priest/Deacon: We remember those who have died.

Leader:

May all those who have gone before us find eternal rest in the love and peace of Christ and his blessed mother.
Pause     We pray to the Lord

                      R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

 

Priest: Good and gracious God, hear the prayers of your people. Fill us with faith in you and the

 confidence that you  will provide for all  our needs. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.