Intercessions for the 24th Sunday

13th September 2018 - by Fr Denis Carter

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Prayers for the 24th Sunday

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INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 24th SUNDAY OF THE YEAR B

PRIEST: United in the faith we have proclaimed together, we now turn to the Lord with all our longings.

READER:Let us pray that our faith may seen and experienced by those in need through our lives and work. Lord hear us.Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray that we will open our eyes to see God in the poor, unloved and outcast. May we worship God in serving the weakest in our society. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

We pray for all those who are working for understanding and tolerance in our multi-faith, multi-cultural world. We pray especially for a new spirit of reconciliation and forgiveness.

Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for Christian men and women in every corner of the earth. In God’s infinite love we have each been called to be people of faith. Let us pray that, we will be ready to take up ones cross and follow Christ with courage and love. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for missionaries everywhere, that their witness to Christ may be not be mere words but in true deeds of love and compassion. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for all who are sick, those in hospital and those who are housebound. We remember especially the sick of our own parish congregation and our own families wherever they may be. 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: Hail Mary…

PRIEST: Almighty and ever-living God
grant us the grace to follow Jesus with all our heart,
so we may come to know true life and the power of your forgiveness and love.
We ask this through Christ our Lord. AMEN