INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 2nd SUNDAY OF Lent Year B
PRIEST: With confidence in God who gave up His Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, to benefit us all, we humbly ask Our Loving Father to help in all our needs.
READER: We pray for the Church that in this time of preparation we may be renewed in faith and hope reaching out to one another as true disciples. . Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
In God’s infinite love we have each been called to repent and renew our lives in Christ. May we help each other to grow in our understanding of the Word of God and receive it in love and joy. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray that the world’s leaders and diplomats may find the courage and will to work together with genuine care and compassion for their people. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us remember the victims of violence and hatred everywhere,and especially the children who suffer so much. May they know the Love and compassion they need. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray for those affected by the changing climate. Those displaced and homeless through floods, drought, fires and storms. May those with the means and ability find ways of helping those most in need. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
Let us pray for all who are sick and for all who are in hospital that the health services be given the means to be able to put the patients welfare before the cost. Lord in your Mercy, Hear our Prayer.
We pray for all who have died in recent days, Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and may they rest in peace.
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: Almighty and ever-living God, we give thanks for all the graces that you bless us with. Help us to be filled with your spirit of Love and compassion as we prepare for the Day of the Lord. May be true witnesses to your Love; we ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.