INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 30th SUNDAY of the year
PRIEST: Today weare reminded by the word of God that we have a duty to proclaim the Gospel and introduce Jesus to those who seek life. Let us proclaim it with joy and give thanks to the Lord, Glorifying his Name.
READER: As we come closer to the end of the liturgical year, weare aware of the suffering of God’s people, especially the orphan, the widow and the stranger in our midst. May we truly become their servants and loving neighbours, coming to their aid led by the love and compassion of our God. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
We pray for those oppressed by depression, illness and infirmity. My the health services and carers truly put their patients welfare before the cost. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray for all who have lost or about to lose their livelihood. that those with the means in the community may be true neighbours to them in their troubles. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray for the world’s leaders and diplomats that all nations may work together for their people with integrity, justice and compassion, and so build a world of peace, unity and hope for future generations. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray for all young people. May they renew their faith and find their true vocation. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray for Missionaries. Especially those living and working in difficult and dangerous situations. May they be strengthened and encouraged in their love of God and neighbour. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray for people of the world who risk their lives for the process of peace and justice. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray for those who have recently died… and for all our dead… and for all who mourn that they may be comforted. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
In the silence of our hearts, let us pray for our own families and friends.
Let us ask Mary the Mother of the Lord to pray with us. Hail Mary …
PRIEST: God, our heavenly Father,
we give thanks and praise and glorify your name
for the gift of being your people.
May we be always ready to share the Gospel of Hope
with all who are in need;
we ask this through Christ our Lord. AMEN.