Priest:Let us turn to God asking for all our needs and the needs of the Church and of all mankind.
Reader: We ask God to teach us to pray so that we can wholeheartedly praise Him, seek His mercy, show our gratitude and bring all our needs to Him (pause) Lord in your mercy
We pray for unbelievers and doubters that they may come to faith and trust and love of God – may our Easter joy be contagious (pause) Lord in your mercy
We pray for politicians worldwide that they may never try to outlaw faith in God and the peaceful signs and symbols of religion (pause) Lord in your mercy
We pray for Prince William and Catherine and for all families, newlyweds and those preparing for marriage that they may abide in love (pause) Lord in your mercy
We pray for those suffering loss or injury from war, fire, flood, storm and all other natural disasters may they be comforted and supported by those around them (pause) Lord in your mercy
God grant eternal rest to all who have died especially we remember those who have no-one to pray for them. (Pause) Lord in your mercy
Let us ask Our Lady to join her prayers to ours as we say - Hail Mary
In silence let us bring our own intentions to God.
Priest:Almighty God we ask you to answer all our prayers which we make in faith through Our Lord, Jesus Christ