Eleventh Sunday of the Year YB

Jesus says ‘The Kingdom of God is like a great tree with branches that give shelter to all’ … we pray for the Church in every place that formed by the Eucharist we will be everywhere a community of welcome, accepting and valuing every person, creating a home for all the nations to live together in peace

                                        [READER]                   LORD WE PRAY…
                                        [Response]                 May Your Kingdom come!

Jesus says, ‘The Kingdom of God is like the seed that grows in the hidden places and yields a harvest’ … we pray the seeds of peace will grow in the hearts of the men and women of violence and one day yield a harvest of unbreakable peace and justice, especially in Yemen, the Cameroon, Mali and Myanmar

                                        [READER]                   LORD WE PRAY…
                                        [Response]                 May Your Kingdom come!

Jesus says ‘The Kingdom of God is like a tiny seed that becomes the great shrub’ … we pray that seeds of faith and love sown in the hearts of our children being baptised in the coming weeks, or preparing to meet Jesus in the Eucharist; and our young people who were confirmed in the Holy Spirit at Pentecost will grow and bear fruit as mature adult disciples of faith and witness

                                        [READER]                   LORD WE PRAY…
                                        [Response]                 May Your Kingdom come!

‘We are intent on pleasing the Lord’ says St Paul … we pray for the Root and Branch Synod and Pope Francis call to all of us to engage in the Global Church Synod in the coming two years – may each help us to listen to one another and to discern what the Spirit is saying to the Church in our time, drawing us towards profound renewal and reform

                                        [READER]                   LORD WE PRAY…
                                        [Response]                 May Your Kingdom come!

‘The tree of faith stretches our its branches to welcome the birds of the air’ … may the Spirit make us a Church of unconditional welcome and love, a healing community where no-one is a stranger but all beloved sisters and brothers who have come home

                                        [READER]                   LORD WE PRAY…
                                        [Response]                 May Your Kingdom come!

We pray healing and freedom for the sick of mind and body in our community, especially … 
for those who have died recently especially … and all who died of Covid
for all whose anniversaries are at this time, in particular …

                                        [READER]                   LORD WE PRAY…
                                        [Response]                 May Your Kingdom come!

Mary, Mother of the Church, pray with us for our children preparing to meet Jesus in the Eucharist …

                                                                               HAIL MARY…

Let us pray in the silence for other needs…

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