Intercessions for the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Priest: We present our petitions to the Lord our God on behalf of His whole Church and the world he created.
We pray for the needs of our Church, as, guided by Pope Benedict, our Bishops and our priests, we seek to understand and follow Christ's teaching Lord, hear us.
We pray that governments and all people in authority will strive to lead those they serve with justice and charity Lord, hear us.
God's greatest gift to mankind and the Church is the Holy Spirit, who descended on the apostles on Pentecost and is still dwelling among us. We give thanks to you for this greatest of all gifts who is Himself the Love of God.. Lord, hear us.
Let us pray that all Christian men and women, aware of the vocation which is theirs in the Church, that they may answer generously God's call to seek holiness in the midst of their lives. Lord, hear us.
For those who have died: for those who have died in our parish during the last 12 months, for all our family and friends who have died, and those who died as a result of war, may God give them a place of rest and peace. Lord, hear us.
We turn to Our Lady, Queen of Peace, and ask her to intercede for us as we say together - Hail Mary
In the silence let us offer our own personal intentions.
Lord, hear the prayers of your people. May we learn to put all our trust in you, our loving FatherWe ask this through Our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God forever and ever, Amen