Let us pray to our Father in heaven who hears the cries of the humble.
For the church and its leaders – may it continue to preach the scriptures with fidelity, humility and in true repentance. Lord in your mercy
On Monday the Church celebrates the feast day of Sts Simon and Jude and so we pray for all who are suffering - mentally, physically, emotionally, for those suffering from Ebola, those trying to control it and especially for those whose cases seem hopeless. Lord in your mercy
For everyone looking for work. for those who are unemployed or underemployed -- that God will provide for them all. Lord in your mercy
For all marriages and families that are facing hardships at home. Let us pray for reconciliation and peace for them all. May St. Jude guide them through each day that feels impossible Lord in your mercy
For those who have died in Christ, may they receive the reward of eternal life. Lord in your mercy
Let us now pray for a moment in silence.
We now ask Mary, our Mother most pure, to intercede for us as we pray Hail Mary…
Lord God, may all our words and actions spring from humble and sincere hearts. Receive our prayers in the name of Jesus our Lord. AMEN