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  Mary Mother of the Church

Catholic Parish Ivanhoe

Prayers Of The Faithful


Dear friends, Christ is forever sowing seeds of the kingdom in our midst. Let us pray for a world-wide harvest of peace and justice.



  1. For Pope Francis, that he will continue to lead the church on the path of inclusion and hospitality. (Pause)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For the many peoples stifled by oppressive regimes, that they will hold fast to their hope for a new order of freedom and respect for human rights. (Pause)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For front-line health workers in lands where the coronavirus remains uncontained, that vaccination will keep them strong and safe. (Pause)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For young people trying to find their pathway in life, that they will be given the encouragement they need to develop resilience, wisdom and faith.  (Pause)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For elderly people and all who are vulnerable to manipulation and exploitation: May they be protected from all forms of abuse. (Pause)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For healing mercies for Dal Bellio, Isma Chiera, Jan Hoyle, Brigette Williams, Alain Bozelle, Hong Zhou, Raffaela Napolitano, Rebecca Bolden, Carmel Garonzi, Paudie Twohig, Denis Beltrame, Teana McIntosh, Betty Dolzan and for those suffering physically, psychologically or economically from the Covid pandemic. (Pause) Lord hear us:  R/


  • For all who have died recently, all whose anniversary occurs at this time and departed family and friends especially, Margaret Gleeson, Anton Juka, Anton Drcic, Irene Gillespie, George and Lilian Gook, Leo Van Lint, Nunziata Di Tanno, Winifred Chiminello and Fr. David de Dear: May their home be with the risen Lord for ever. (Pause) Lord hear us:  R/




God of all goodness, your Word and Spirit make our lives bear a harvest of love. Keep us joyful in your service. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.