Category Archives: bidding prayers

Bidding prayers for 7 November 2021 (32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Priest: We come before God joyfully, he has saved us and works marvels for us. Let us now ask him for all our needs.

Reader: We pray that wherever there is blindness, prejudice, or lack of vision in the Church, the Lord may enlighten and transform it.

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray for our 3 churches; especially for our young people receiving the Sacrament of the Eucharist for the first time. May they enjoy the gift of deep faith and peace in their hearts.

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer. 

Reader: We pray for world leaders: that they may all work together, through the decisions taken at the COP 26 conference, to protect the planet and all who live within it.

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray for those who are sick, those recovering from surgery and for all who are enduring any kind of suffering.Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray that all those who have died, may find the fullness of joy in God’s presence. We remember especially Ray Hudson, whose funeral takes place this week.

Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.

We ask Mary, our Mother, to pray with us as we say Hail Mary…

In silence we think of our own needs and intentions…

Priest: Heavenly Father, trusting in your great love for us, we bring you all our prayers through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

 

Bidding prayers, 10 October 2021 (28th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Priest: Conscious of our failings, we humbly ask for God’s grace to listen to the prayers that we make today.

Reader: We pray for our Church, for Francis, our Pope, and Bishops and Priests everywhere. May they continue to proclaim the Good News to the world through the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray for those who hold positions of authority, all leaders in areas of political unrest, all decision and policy makers. We pray that wisdom, common sense and respect will encourage just and peaceful government.

Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. 

Reader: This coming week is Baby loss awareness week. We pray for all babies lost in pregnancy, at birth or in early infancy; and for their parents and families who grieve for them.

Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray for the sick and all those who suffer in mind, body or spirit that they may experience comfort and consolation through their faith in Jesus Christ.

Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray for all our Parishioners, Friends and Relatives who have died and gone before us in faith. May they rest in eternal peace.

Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.

We now ask Mary, our Blessed Lady, to intercede for us in our prayers as we say: Hail Mary…

We now pray silently to God for our own private intentions…

Priest: Lord God, our Heavenly Father, accept the prayers your children make today, through Christ, Our Lord. Amen.

Bidding prayers, 24 October 2021 (30th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Priest:     We come together as a community to put our petitions before the Lord.

Reader:   The response is;                 

Hear our prayer

We pray that the Church may succeed in reaching out to the wider world, so that more people may come to know our loving God – – – – -pause – – – – – –

Lord in your mercy – (Hear our prayer)

We pray that world leaders will put aside political differences and recognise the importance of participating in the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow in November.  May the proceedings lead to actions that will safeguard our planet for future generations.

Lord in your mercy – (Hear our prayer)

We pray for Ray Hudson who has died recently.  Ray was a much loved long term parishioner of Christ the King Parish.  May Brenda and the other members of Ray’s family know your loving reassurance.

And we pray for Linda Evans who has died suddenly.  Linda was the wife of Eoin Woods and daughter in law of Desmond and Anne Woods. May her family be comforted and supported.

Lord in your mercy – (Hear our prayer)

The half term holiday begins this weekend.  May it provide families with relaxation and the time to enjoy each other’s company.

Lord in your mercy – (Hear our prayer)

Let us spend a few moments in silent prayer. ….. …………long pause ……

We ask Mary the mother of our Lord, to join her prayers to ours saying;

 Hail Mary………….

Priest: We ask God the Father to hear and grant our petitions through him who lives in glory with You and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Christ the King Bidding prayers for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (year B)

Priest:  As we consider the sadnesses of our world, we turn to God our Father for help.
 
Reader:  The response to our prayers is “Hear our prayer”
We pray for the synodal process soon to begin throughout the Church. May we be generous in walking together through sharing and listening to the Holy Spirit, active in all of us so that the Church is purified and increasingly shows the truth and beauty of Your presence in the world.
Pause
Lord in your mercy: Hear our prayer.
 
May the climate change initiatives help us to tend and preserve the creation You gave us, and may we see in the CAFOD appeal a practical way of doing this.
Pause
Lord in your mercy: Hear our prayer.
 
We pray for the people of La Palma, devastated by the volcano eruption, and for all those experiencing natural or manmade disasters; may other countries be generous in helping to relieve their suffering.
Pause
Lord in your mercy: Hear our prayer.
 
We pray for Priscilla Quinn, whose funeral takes place this week; receive her into the joy and light of Your kingdom. We pray also for her family and friends that they may be comforted in their loss.
Pause
Lord in your mercy: Hear our prayer.
 
May those suffering mental health issues find the help and support they need and have the courage and perseverance to persevere with their treatment plan.
Pause
Lord in your mercy: Hear our prayer.

 In the silence of our hearts we pray for all the other needs we are aware of.
Pause

We ask Mary to join our prayers to her own, us as we say:
Hail Mary ….


Priest: Heavenly Father we come to you in sorrow for the mess we sometimes make of your world, and in hope that you will help us to make it a better place.
Amen.

Christ the King Bidding prayers for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2021

Priest: We stand in faith before the Father and bring our petitions with trust in God’s goodness and love.

Reader: We pray for the Church and our parish community, may we joyfully take up Jesus’ cross of selflessness and be powerful instruments of evangelization.

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray for our world leaders, that they work together to bring healing to countries devastated by war.  

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: Let us pray for our children and teachers as they embark on the new academic year. May our schools be places where a love of learning prevails.

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: Let us pray for Sebastian and Lila Feneck and Sebastian and Bella Paglionico who were baptised into our 3 churches family this weekend. We also pray for their parents and godparents; may their lives and the lives of all of us here, be examples of faith to inspire them.

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray for those who are sick and for all who are enduring any kind of suffering.

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

Reader: We pray for those who have died in the peace of Christ, that God will raise them to new life.

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer.

We turn to Mary and ask her to join her prayers with ours as we say Hail Mary…

Let us pray for a few moments in the silence of our hearts…

Priest: Heavenly Father, we are merely servants, yet we have confidence in making our need known to you, for the greatness of your mercy and love have been shown to us through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

Chris the King Bidding prayers for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (year B)

Prayers of the faithful for weekend 7-8TH August 2021

PRIEST – Let us bring before our Heavenly Father the needs of he world and the Church and ask that He will look favourably  upon our prayers.

READER – The response to our prayers is “Hear our prayer “…………

We pray for our Holy Father, Pope Francis and all Bishops and leaders of the Church that by their example and guidance  they will strengthen the message of the Church throughout the world……..Heavenly Father….

We pray that our Parish Clergy  will continue to provide  well for our pastoral care and that Fr Matthew and  Fr Peter will benefit from their short break…….Heavenly Father……….

We pray that  all who are ill, infirm or disabled in any way will recover good health and experience compassionate care……….Heavenly Father………..

We pray for the repose of the souls of those who have recently died. Eternal rest grant unto them Oh Lord…….

We pray that  those people throughout the world who  have been affected by the extreme conditions arising from climate change may receive the help they so desparately need…….Heavenly Father……..

In a few moments of silence we bring our own needs before our Heavenly Father………..Heavenly  Father….

We ask for the help of Our Blessed Mother,Mary as  we  say….Hail Mary……

PRIEST-We make all our prayer through Jesus Christ, our Saviour….Amen

 

 

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