TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY OF YEAR A

That Christians everywhere will bear the imprint of Christ, uniting to witness that we are One World, One Family and dare to challenge the Caesars of our world who abuse their power to divide and dominate

                                     [READER]                LORD WE PRAY…
                                     [Response]             Gather us as One World…

That the diverse peoples of the our One World will struggle together to ‘re-form our future’ into one of peace and justice where all will be equal partners sharing and protecting our planet: may Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter ‘Fratelli Tutti’ provide humanity with a vision to empower us for radical change and new global relationships

                                     [READER]                LORD WE PRAY…
                                     [Response]             Gather us as One World…

As St Paul challenges us to express ‘faith in action, work for love and perseverance in hope,’ may we allow the Holy Spirit to guide our parish into a deeper love and commitment to the poor and powerless everywhere, seeking always God’s will for the Mission of our parish  

                                     [READER]                LORD WE PRAY…
                                     [Response]             Gather us as One World…
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As the Covid-19 pandemic has resurged threatening many lives, we pray for wise decisions from governments and local leaders; responsible and caring action among our and all populations and strength and health for all health care workers serving the sick, the elderly and those suffering from Coronavirus

                                     [READER]                LORD WE PRAY…
                                     [Response]             Gather us as One World…

On this World Mission Sunday, we pray for the work of ‘Missio’ in supporting the Mission of Evangelisation throughout the world: we pray especially for the Missionaries to Africa at Kungoni Cultural Centre in Malawi whose mission has brought beauty and art to our church

                                     [READER]                LORD WE PRAY…
                                     [Response]             Gather us as One World…

We pray that the sick might ‘persevere through hope’ and reveal the face of Christ to us … we pray for …;
for those who have died recently, especially, … and all who have died because of Covid-19, war, conflict and hunger;
and for all whose anniversaries are at this time, in particular Bishop Xavier Muyongani of Zimbabwe, Edward and Esther Chinian, and Anna Moroz

                                     [READER]                LORD WE PRAY…
                                     [Response]             Gather us as One World…

 Mary, Mother of our One World and Prophet of Justice, pray with us and for us…
HAIL MARY …

Let us pray for the global mission of the Church in a moment of silence

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