PRAYERS THIS WEEK


P: Jesus will come again, and call us to accountability for the gifts and graces He has bestowed on us. Let us pray that we may be busy about the things of God, that we might not be found idle at His coming in Great Glory. Let us pray saying:

HAVE MERCY ON US

 

L: Let us pray for the Church, that all may come to believe in Jesus Christ.

P: We pray, O Lord, for Your Holy Catholic Church, guide her in righteousness, that all might come to know and love the Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus the Son of the Living God:

HAVE MERCY ON US

 

L: Let us pray for the poor and needy in our community.

P: We remember all who suffer this day from hunger and poverty. Help us to live our common call to compassion and charity. Jesus Son of the Living God:

HAVE MERCY ON US

 

L: Let us pray for those who struggle in daily life.

P: Be near to all who find life difficult, the handicapped, the elderly, those addicted to drugs or alcohol, the unemployed and the depressed. May they turn to You who is the way, the truth and the life. Jesus Son of the Living God:

HAVE MERCY ON US

 

L: Let us pray that we may wait in joyful hope for the coming of Christ.

P: Remove from us all self righteousness, pride and prejudice. Established in Your truth, may our prayers be sincere and our hearts from self seeking, as we live, mindful that we shall all stand before the great judgment seat of Christ. Jesus the Son of the Living God:

HAVE MERCY ON US

 

L: Let us pray for the sick in body or soul and for the faithful departed.

P: Watch over all who are sick and suffering in body, mind or spirit. In Your mercy grant them health and strength. Grant eternal rest to all who have died and rest in Your peace, Jesus Son of the Living God:

HAVE MERCY ON US

 

 

P: O God whose property is always to have mercy and to spare graciously hear the prayers that bring with humble and contrite hearts in the blessed name of Your Son who will come again in great power to judge the living and the dead. Jesus Christ, who lives forever and ever. AMEN

 


 

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