INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 5th SUNDAY OF EASTER (C)

PRAYERS FOR THE 5th SUNDAY OF EASTER (C)

PRIEST: Today we are reminded by the word of God that no matter how unworthy we may feel we are forgiven and sent to proclaim the Gospel in our lives. To show Love for each other. So let us proclaim it with joy and give thanks to the Lord for the love he grants in our need.

READER: Lord help us be aware of the suffering of God’s people especially the outcast, lost, and unemployed, may we come to their aid led by the love of God. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

READER: We pray for those oppressed by depression, illness and infirmity. My the health services and carers truly put their patients welfare before the cost. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for all young people. In their answer to God’s call to them to be servants of God. May their faith be inspired, strengthened and renewed. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for Missionaries. May they be granted the faith and courage they need at this time and renewed in their love of God and service of the people. Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for the world’s leaders and diplomats that all nations may work together for justice and build a world of peace and hope for future generations. Lord hear us.

Response: Lord graciously hear us.

Let us pray for those who risk their lives for the process of peace and justice.

Lord hear us. Response: Lord graciously hear us.

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: Lord graciously hear us

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: God, our heavenly Father,
we give thanks and praise for
making all of creation new through the death and resurrection of Our Lord Jesus, for making us your people and making your home among us.
May we be always ready to share the Gospel of Hope with all who are in need; we ask this through
Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.