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Catholic Parish Ivanhoe

Prayers Of The Faithful


Dear friends, with a greeting of peace the risen Jesus freed his disciples from sin and shame. Thankful for this gift ourselves, let us pray with love for all our sisters and brothers.



  • For a new spirit of mercy and forgiveness in the world. May ancient enmities be set aside, and all vengefulness renounced.  (PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  R/

  • For world leaders at this week’s global summit on climate change. May they be open to the ideas that each participant brings to the table and intensify their efforts to care for Mother Earth.  (PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For the church. May it confess its sinful betrayals of the gospel and be reborn in integrity of heart.  (PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For all teachers as schools resume. May they find deep satisfaction in enabling their students to grow in knowledge and wisdom.  (PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For healing mercies for Jan Hoyle, Brigette Williams, Alain Bozelle, Hong Zhou, Raffaela Napolitano, Rebecca Bolden, Carmel Garonzi, Joyce McGrath, Sr. Dorothy Patiu, Paudie Twohig and all the sick, those in great pain and distress, and the dying. (PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  R/


  • For all who have died recently, all whose anniversary occurs at this time and departed family and friends, especially Licia Di Pietro, Gaetano Calabro, Cardinal Edward Cassidy, Josephine Fenech, Sister Jenny Tedesco MSC, Karin West, Ken Edebohls and Tom Mullens: May they share in the risen life of the Saints of God. (PAUSE)  Lord hear us:  R/



Everlasting God and Father of glory, you raised your Son to life for us. Help us be always true to your love. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.