Friday, December 17, 2010

Prayers of the Faithful.Mary Mother of God. Jan 1st 2011

Mary Mother of God.  Jan 1st 2011

 

 

Prayers of the Faithful…

 

 

 

Presider:

In union with Mary, the Mother of God, let us make our prayers known to our loving and merciful Lord.

 

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

Leader:

May this New Year through Mary, be a time of spiritual renewal for all those men and women who serve your Church.

 Pause     We pray to the Lord                    

                         R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

2.                  Priest/Deacon: Let us pray for our world

Leader::

May the Lord through Mary, look kindly upon us and in this New Year bring Christ’s gift of everlasting harmony and peace to all the people.

Pause     We pray to the Lord                     

                        R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

                       

3.       Priest/Deacon:         Let us pray for those who are suffering

Leader:

May this New Year bring God’s comfort and healing through Mary, to all who carry the cross of pain and suffering

Pause     We pray to the Lord.

                      R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

4.      Priest/Deacon::        Let us pray for the bereaved

Leader:

May this New Year bring peace and consolation through Mary, to all who grieve the loss of a loved one.

Pause     We pray to the Lord

                      R: Lord, hear our prayer

 

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

Leader:

May those who have died enjoy the blessings of eternal life with Mary, the Virgin Mother of God and all the saints.

Pause - Eternal rest grant to them O Lord.

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

 

 

Presider:

Father, you sent your only Son, Jesus, born of the Virgin Mary, to free us from the bonds of sin and death. Bless us this day as we turn to you with our needs and prayers. Grant that we may be faithful Disciples of Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit one God forever and ever.

 

R.        Amen.