28th SUNDAY OF THE YEAR C

That God’s People in every land and culture will be faithful to the call of Christ to be a healing community that welcomes the broken and the excluded, revealing the merciful face of the Father; that the Church will truly listen to the Word God is speaking through St John Henry Newman, canonised today

[READER]      GOD OF THE EXCLUDED…
[response]     GATHER YOUR SCATTERED PEOPLE

For those excluded from a just sharing of the Earth’s resources, for those who are victims of fear and discrimination, for those suffering from HIV/AIDS, for those fleeing conflict and poverty in order to build new lives in a new land – may we build a world that cares and welcomes – we pray especially for audacious guidance of the Holy Spirit for the Pan-Amazon Synod in Rome at this time
[READER]      GOD OF THE EXCLUDED…

For those who leave their own families, nations and cultures to cross boundaries and frontiers to bring healing and hope to those with little access to health care;  for all medical staff in war zones; for all who risk their very lives to be Good News to the Poor and Prophets of Justice:

[READER]      GOD OF THE EXCLUDED…

For the healing ministry of our parish community, that we will develop as a community that listens, that holds, that heals and that includes all without reservation: that yesterdays Parish Pilgrimage in honour of the Church’s martyrs will lead us all to greater courage in witnessing to Christ and great tenderness to the broken of our world

[READER]      GOD OF THE EXCLUDED…

That the conscience of Europe including and especially our own nation will be shaken by the plight of 88,000 unaccompanied refugee children fleeing the terror of conflict and the terror of poverty – may Britain and all Europe learn how to weep again!

[READER]      GOD OF THE EXCLUDED…

For all who suffer from leprosy and for all who care for them; for the sick and housebound that they might know that they share in the mission of the Church; we pray in particular for …
for those who have died recently: especially …. and the victims of the renewed conflict in the Middle East
and for all whose anniversaries are at this time: …

[READER]      GOD OF THE EXCLUDED…

Mary, Servant of healing for the poor and the excluded, help us renew the Church in healing love…
HAIL MARY…

We pray for other needs in a moment of silence…

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