FEAST OF 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 given to nurutre 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 Ukraine, Middle East, Mali, Cameroon, the Tigray region of Ethiopia and Mali, and work for humanity’s harmony with 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 – for the work of our ‘St Nicholas Bread’, our parish Foodbank locally and the mission of CAFOD globally

                [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: we pray especially for Carol and Philip as they renew their vows on their Silver Wedding today

                [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; that we will 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, and an equal sharing of health care resources between rich and poor 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 and all health-care workers strengthened and supported;
That the dead be raised to eternal life: in particular … and all killed in war and conflict around the world;
for all whose anniversaries occur at this time

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

Mary, bearer of Christ,  lead to a deeper love our children preparing to met Jesus in the Eucharist for the first time…

                                           HAIL MARY…

We pray in a moment of silence…

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