INTERCESSIONS FOR 2nd SUNDAY of EASTER

INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 2nd SUNDAY OF EASTER

PRIEST: Jesus reveals himself to us as Lord and God, in the flesh and blood of his risen body. We turn to him now in our doubts and needs.

READER: As disciples of Christ we must learn to recognise and respond to Jesus’ invitation to believe in his resurrection without reserve. May our hearts become a home for the word of God. In your Mercy.

Response: Come Lord Jesus.

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. In your Mercy.

Response: Come Lord Jesus.

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 life giving Love and compassionate Mercy.

In your Mercy.

Response: Come Lord Jesus.

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

In your Mercy.

Response: Come Lord Jesus .

We pray for Missionaries everywhere, may their faith and courage be strengthened with Joy in the resurrection of Christ. In your Mercy .

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. In your Mercy.

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. In your Mercy.

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

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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Fr. Sean Coyle’s Sunday Reflections