PRIEST: United in the faith we have proclaimed together, we now turn to the Lord with all our
READER: 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 reconciliation and forgiveness. Let us pray that, we will be
ready to forgive and be forgiven. Lord hear us: Lord graciously hear us.
Let us pray that we will open our eyes to see God in the poor, the displaced and homeless, the
unloved and outcast. May we worship God in serving the weakest in our society. Lord hear us:
Lord graciously hear us.
Let us pray for the victims and survivors of the natural and unnatural disasters of recent days.
May those with the means and abilities find the will to aid those in need. Lord hear us: Lord
graciously hear us.
We pray for all those who are working for understanding and tolerance in our multi-faith, multicultural world. We pray especially for a new spirit of reconciliation and forgiveness. Lord hear us: Lord graciously hear us.
We remember 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: Lord graciously hear us.
Let us pray for all who mourn that they may be comforted. Lord hear us: Lord graciously hear
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 serve you with all our heart, so we may come to know the power of your
forgiveness and love.
We ask this through Christ our Lord. AMEN