Intercessions for the 3rd Sunday of Easter

INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 3rd SUNDAY OF EASTER

PRIEST: Christ is the Good Shepherd who gives his life for his flock. In our Eucharist today filled with gratitude let us rejoice.

READER: As disciples of Christ we must learn to recognise and respond to Jesus’ invitation to love without reserve. May our hearts become a home for the word of God. Lord in your mercy. Response: Hear our Prayer.

As disciples of Christ, may we never be afraid of proclaiming the Good News and to care for those we see to be in need. Lord in your mercy. Hear our Prayer.

Let us pray for those suffering the horrors of war and violent conflict in our world today. May the hearts of those responsible be changed by the experience of God’s Love and compassion.

Lord in your mercy. Hear our Prayer.

We pray for all who worship God. May we all work together for justice and salvation in our world.

Lord in your mercy. Hear our Prayer.

We pray for Missionaries everywhere, may their faith and courage be strengthened with Joy in the resurrection of Christ. Lord in your mercy. Response: Hear our Prayer.

We remember especially the sick, those in hospital and those who are housebound, those of our own families wherever they may be. 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.

Now let us pray for a few moments in silence for our own needs and intentions.

Let us ask Mary the Mother of the Lord to pray with us: Hail Mary…

PRIEST: Almighty and ever-living God

we thank you for hearing and answering our prayers because we ask them through your Son Our Risen Lord Jesus Christ.

AMEN

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Denis Carter

Fr. Denis A.V. Carter SSC Missionary Priest of the Society of St. Columban. Based in Britain serving as Vice Director of the Region of Britain. Currently working on the Mission AwarenessProgramme