INTERCESSIONS FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT (B)

10th March 2018 - by Fr Denis Carter

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Prayers for 1st Sunday of Lent

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INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 4th SUNDAY OF LENT

PRIEST: God, our Father Loves the world so much that He gave His Son to us that we may repent and believe and so come to eternal life.

READER: As disciples of Christ we must build a fitting temple for God. May our hearts become a true home for the Lord. Lord hear us. Response: Come Lord Jesus.

As we prepare for Pascal mystery of our salvation, may we open our hearts to be filled with love, integrity and joy. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

We pray for the worshippers of God everywhere, May we all sing for ever of his love and work together for justice and salvation in our world.

Lord hear us. Response: Come Lord Jesus .

We pray for all our Missionaries today, especially those working in hostile and dangerous places. May their faith and courage be strengthened and so bear witness to the loving and forgiving God of our Lord Jesus Christ. Lord hear us. Response: Come Lord Jesus.

We remember especially the sick, those in hospital and those who are housebound, those of our own families wherever they may be. May they experience the love and compassion of God. Lord hear us. Response: Come Lord Jesus.

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 hear us. Response: Come Lord Jesus.

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

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

PRIEST: Almighty and ever-living God

as we look forward in faith to re-living the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus. Grant that we may experience the reconciliation, renewal and eternal life that our Saviour promises.

We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN