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Catholic Parish Ivanhoe
 

Prayers Of The Faithful
Feast of Christ The King

PRIEST

Dear friends, on the cross Jesus reigns in love and mercy. Let us turn to him, the Christ of God, and pray for the salvation of the world.

 

READER

  • May today’s feast remind us that in praying for the coming of God’s kingdom, we are called to participate fully, according to our life circumstances, in bringing God’s Kingdom to life.   

     (PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  Lord, hear our prayer

 

  • For leaders, rulers and peoples of every land that they will strive to live with humility, wisdom, justice and compassion.    

(PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  Lord, hear our prayer

 

  • For the people living in Jesus’ homeland that despite the announcements this week, they will not lose heart that their long held hope of a just and peaceful settlement will come to fruition.

(PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  Lord, hear our prayer

 

  • For all who are discerning their path in life at this time of the year, that they will be inspired to put their lives at the service of God and neighbour.

(PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  Lord, hear our prayer

 

  • For young people preparing for the Catholic Youth Festival in Perth: may they look forward to a great experience of faith and fellowship.

(PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  Lord, hear our prayer

 

  • For the sick and those in special need, especially Teresa Mercuri, Timothy McCormack, Maureen Fitt, Maria Basilone, Tony McGeary, Joan Richardson, Angela Atkin and Chabel Yammin: May they know God’s healing love through those who care for them.

     (PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  Lord, hear our prayer

     

  • For all who have died recently and those whose anniversary occurs at this time especially: Ines Tasselli, Sr. Patricia Rush, Stefania Janus, Frank Rocco, Isa Trevasin and all whom we remember in this month of Holy Souls. May they join Christ, the first-born of all creation, in the kingdom of heaven.

(PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  Lord, hear our prayer

 

PRIEST 

 

 

God of eternal glory, you sent your Beloved Son to call us out of darkness into your realm of light. Keep us true to the freedom you have given us by the forgiveness of our sins. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

"Today’s liturgy brings to an end
the yearly liturgical cycle
and concludes with
the great festival
honouring Christ as King“
- Mary Coloe
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