27th SUNDAY OF YEAR A

For the whole Church of God … that united in the love of Christ and around our Pastors Pope Francis and Bishop Declan, we will better tend the Vineyard of Christ, and yield the fruit of the Kingdom, a world made new, that many will know the Lord’s love 

                                      [READER]                        LORD WE PRAY…
                                      [Response]                      May we bear your fruit…

The Gospel today speaks of deaths motivated by power and greed … we pray for an end of war and terror in the Middle East, Yemen, Myanmar and Central Africa – that vengeance will give way to a new courage to make the peace; we pray especially for an end of the suffering of the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and all refugees

                                      [READER]                        LORD WE PRAY…
                                      [Response]                      May we bear your fruit…

Paul challenges us to fill our minds with everything true, noble, good and pure … we pray for ourselves, and our children and young people tempted by society to fill our minds with the demeaning, base and impure – may their young lives be shaped by their families, schools and our parish community, by all that is best in our humanity and our faith 

                                      [READER]                        LORD WE PRAY…
                                      [Response]                      May we bear your fruit…

That all the Earth’s peoples especially the poorest and all indigenous communities may taste the fruit of the Kingdom of Justice and Equality, bringing hope and development in the places of poverty; we pray especially for all working to protect our rainforests

                                      [READER]                        LORD WE PRAY…
                                      [Response]                      May we bear your fruit…

For all our politicians and leaders as this season of Party Political Conferences comes to an end, that truth may be spoken, convictions and policies openly debated, integrity be fostered – and all for the good of the whole community and not just narrow political interest 

                                      [READER]                        LORD WE PRAY…
                                      [Response]                      May we bear your fruit…

We pray for the sick, the lonely, the forgotten and hidden ones of our community, our city and our prisons … for…  
for those who have died recently especially those who have succumbed to the Covid virus all victims and famine, war and terror
and for all whose anniversaries are at this time: Lawrence Pinto

                                      [READER]                        LORD WE PRAY…
                                      [Response]                      May we bear your fruit…

Mary, Mother of the Church and of all Creation, pray with us for the Peace of the World and the healing of our Earth…

                                                                                  HAIL MARY…

We pray for other needs in a moment of silence…

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