Second Sunday of Advent YC

May the Global Synod lead the whole Church always to root its life and decisions in the disturbing and life-giving Word of God,  and proclaim with integrity and joy the Gospel of Jesus, that the world may believe

             [reader]              IN CHRIST WE PRAY…
             [response]        LORD FEED US WITH YOUR WORD

For all who seek after truth,  for those who cannot believe: that their hearts and minds be opened to God’s Word that brings Life, Mercy and Hope;  for a world divided by war and terrorism, racism and famine that all may heed the Gospel of Peace and live; that world leaders will come together in pursuit of peace, freedom and equality for all peoples, to heal the ravages of Climate Warming and the Covid Pandemic

             [reader]              IN CHRIST WE PRAY…
             [response]        LORD FEED US WITH YOUR WORD

For a deep love of the Scriptures in our parish community, and in our own lives – may we  find inspiration in sharing the Word with one another,  direction for our children and vision empowering our mission; may God’s Word of love for the poor inspire our mission to change our world

             [reader]              IN CHRIST WE PRAY…
             [response]        LORD FEED US WITH YOUR WORD

For God’s blessing upon the children and young people of our parish family, that filled with the Spirit they may devour the Word, as Bread for their lives and Wisdom for their journey, and so rejoice to proclaim the Word of God’s Mercy and Love and serve the Kingdom with enthusiasm

             [reader]              IN CHRIST WE PRAY…
             [response]        LORD FEED US WITH YOUR WORD

For all who proclaim God’s Word to us: for our Lay Readers, our Catechists and all who lead Children’s Liturgy, for the teachers in our schools and parents in their families: that they may grow in Christ as they share faith and the Word of God with those entrusted to them – we pray for our school especially at this time

             [reader]              IN CHRIST WE PRAY…
             [response]        LORD FEED US WITH YOUR WORD

For the Bible Society, Scripture Union and ‘Bible Alive’ and all organisations seeking to share God’s Word with our world:  may they always offer the riches of the Bible with reverence for other world faiths and their sacred  scriptures

             [reader]              IN CHRIST WE PRAY…
             [response]        LORD FEED US WITH YOUR WORD

For the sick, the lonely. the mentally disturbed and the housebound; we pray especially at this time all who suffer from HIV/Aids and those who care for them: also for …
We pray too for those who have died recently, especially: … and the victims of war, conflict and poverty everywhere
and all whose anniversaries are at this time: …

             [reader]              IN CHRIST WE PRAY…
             [response]        LORD FEED US WITH YOUR WORD

Mary, teach us to ponder the Word in our hearts and to treasure all that God speaks to our world…

                                            HAIL MARY…

Let us pray in a moment’s silence for other needs 

 

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