The Assumption of Our Lady: Bidding Prayers / Intercessions / Prayers of the Faithful

PRIEST: With trust in the Lord who calls us all to follow Him we present all our prayers to Him confident in His unceasing mercy.



We pray that the blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, will guide and support all bishops, priests and deacons with her maternal love.  (pause) Lord in your mercy,

Let us pray for all the young people making the pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Madrid, especially the young people of the or diocese that through service and prayer they will bring the spirit of the church in the United Kingdom to the world. (pause) Lord in your mercy,

At this time of exam results we pray for our young people. Lord, grant them the vision of the fullness of life that you offer them through the following of your Son. (pause) Lord in your mercy,

Let us pray that the sick, the poor and the lonely may find the assurance of your presence in the love of us your people. (pause) Lord in your mercy,

Let us now turn to Mary, who was assumed sinless into heaven, and seek her intercession as we say …. Hail Mary ….

In the silence of our hearts we bring all our needs to the presence of God our merciful Father


Loving Father, who raised up the Blessed Virgin Mary into your Heavenly Kingdom, accept our prayers which we make with faith, and bring us into your holy embrace through your Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen


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