FEAST OF THE BODY & BLOOD OF CHRIST (Corpus Christi)

Jesus is Bread of Life … that the People of the Eucharist may give life and love to the world,  becoming God’s broken bread for a New World

                [READER]              LORD, GIVE US THAT BREAD…
                [response]             AND FEED YOUR PEOPLE…

Jesus is Bread, Fruit of the Earth … that the People of the Eucharist might always value creation, protect our environment, bring peace to peoples, especially in the Middle East and Central Africa, and harmony to all creation

                [READER]              LORD, GIVE US THAT BREAD…
                [response]             AND FEED YOUR PEOPLE…

Jesus is Bread of the Poor … that the People of the Eucharist will always share bread and freedom with the poorest of our world, especially beloved of God

                [READER]              LORD, GIVE US THAT BREAD…
                [response]             AND FEED YOUR PEOPLE…

Jesus is the Cup of Love … that the People of the Eucharist will grow in prayer,  develop in community, share in relationships that give life and offer healing

               [READER]              LORD, GIVE US THAT BREAD…
                [response]             AND FEED YOUR PEOPLE…

Jesus is the Cup of suffering … that the People of the Eucharist will listen with love to life’s wounded, stand with courage among the despised, the rejected and the outcast, especially migrants fleeing war, terror and poverty; and exclude no-one from the love of Christ in the Eucharist

                [READER]              LORD, GIVE US THAT BREAD…
                [response]             AND FEED YOUR PEOPLE…

Jesus is the Cup of Redeeming Blood … that the People of the Eucharist might sacrifice in order to be a community of forgiveness, a living parable of reconciliation and a wellspring of healing: we pray peace and cohesion in our diverse multi-cultural nation, recognising that Black Lives Matter – All Lives Matter; may the growth in unity among all God’s People, sharing One Bread and One Cup, foster peace and unity among all races and nations

                [READER]              LORD, GIVE US THAT BREAD…
                [response]             AND FEED YOUR PEOPLE…

Jesus is Bread of Eternal Life, Cup of everlasting joy .. that the sick be healed, especially  the people of Yemen and all those suffering from Covid 19 around the world and all who care for them;
That the dead be raised to eternal life: especially  Anthony Madden, Faustine Ogbu, Stanislas Cuffy, Pauline Oaten and our Ethiopian sister Gardissie
for all whose anniversaries occur at this time: Yvette Gate, and all killed in the Rwandan Genocide

                [READER]              LORD, GIVE US THAT BREAD…
                [response]             AND FEED YOUR PEOPLE…

Mary, bearer of Christ,  lead to a deeper love our children who should have met Jesus in the Eucharist for the first time today…
                                                   HAIL MARY…

We pray in a moment of silence…

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