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Prayers of the Faithful

Prayers of the Faithful 5th Sunday of Easter

 

PRIEST

Let us bring our prayers to the God of all creation and accompany in prayer all those who most need God’s mercy and healing.

 

READER

  • For the church: That we, the Body of Christ, will listen attentively and respond with transformative practical action to the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. (PAUSE)   Lord hear us:  R/

 

  • For the people of Ukraine and every war-torn, divided and afflicted nation, that their hopes for relief and peace will be soon fulfilled. (Pause) Lord, hear us:  R/

 

  • For all candidates in the federal election campaign, that those who are elected will serve the nation with wisdom and integrity. (PAUSE)   Lord hear us:  R/

 

  • That we may respect and partner with the lived wisdom of First Nations people in actively caring for country and nurturing healthy, integrated communities.  (PAUSE)   Lord hear us:  R/

 

  • For the sick and all in special need, especially Dal Bellio, Maria Kontos, Jan Hoyle, Svetka & Michael Vukic, Ray Anderson, Pamela Salamanca, Simon Chalk, Brian McGrath, Jill Russell, Barbara Longergan and Bozena Michalowska-Gozdz.   (PAUSE)   Lord hear us:  R/

 

  • For those who have died recently, those whose anniversary occurs at this time, and departed loved ones, especially Teresa O’Donnell, Maree Doherty, Neryl Stacey, Grace Obinna, Matthew Ryan, Tony Rahme, Stephanie Coldwell and Lina Ferraro.  May they make their home in the new and heavenly Jerusalem.   (PAUSE)   Lord hear us: R/

 

PRIEST

 

God-ever-with-us, you make all things new. By the power of your Spirit, strengthen our desire to bring a new world to birth. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

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