Intercession for the 15th Sunday

13th July 2018 - by Fr Denis Carter

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Prayers for the 15th Sunday

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INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 15th SUNDAY OF THE YEAR B

PRIEST: Our Loving God is mindful of all who need Him and does great things for his creation. Let us not be afraid to ask for what we need today.

READER: Let us pray for the Church that we may hear what the Lord God has to say, His is a voice that speaks of Peace. May Justice and Peace embrace in our World today. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for each other, as adopted children of God, that we may be able to forgive and be forgiven for the harm we have done to our brothers and sisters by failing to respond to those in need. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for Missionaries who face opposition and indifference to God’s message of life. May they be strengthened in their faith and courage.

Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for the stateless, the displaced and marginalised people among us, that together we might build a more inclusive community Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

We pray for all victims of violence, who struggle for Justice and Peace. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

We pray for those responsible for promoting fear, discrimination, hatred and violence. May they come to the realisation that we are all sisters and brothers children of God. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for all who bear the Cross of ill-health and long term sickness. May they be strengthened in their journey; encouraged by our prayers and support. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

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 as we say: Hail Mary…

PRIEST: Almighty and ever-living God
we thank you for hearing and answering our prayers.
We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN