Posts by Prayers of the People Team

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Prayers of the People, May 26

Dearest Lord, we pray for your saving health among the nations. Help us to seek, above all else, the welfare of all people and the fragile earth upon which all life depends. Be especially with those who suffer violence, fear, and hunger, including our neighbors in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Venezuela. Open our hearts to […]

Prayers of the People, May 12

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Lector:  Oh Beloved Lamb of God:  Despite the sorrows in your lovely creation, you are everywhere present.  How beautiful the music given us, thanks to our Choir Director and the glorious masses sung this last weekend. What an extraordinary and great  prayer! Beloved Creator, you were everywhere in that—thank you for the hard work and persistence of all […]

Prayers of the People, May 5

Dear Lord of all, We pray together, with open hearts, in community, and individually, as you know each of us as your child. Lord, open the eyes of our faith, to abide in your love, and to love one another as Jesus loves us. Here I am, Lord. Dear Lord of all, Bless the ministry […]

Prayers of the People, April 28

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Precious Lord, whose love is reconciliation, help us heal our broken world. Be especially with those who suffer violence, oppression, flooding and storms. The Lord is our song and our salvation. Precious Lord, whose love is reconciliation, help us heal our bombed and burning churches. Be especially those who suffer death, injury, and abuse in […]

Prayers of the People, April 14

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Lector:  Beloved Creator:   Today we observe with grateful hearts the arrival of Christ into Jerusalem. We celebrate with palm leaves, symbols of healing and joy, in anticipation of the journey of this coming week. Our deepest prayer is that we will fully take Christ’s teachings into our Hearts, leaving sin and selfishness behind.  People:  We give thanks for your boundless […]

Prayers of the People, April 7

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Lector:  Dear Lord, You are the alpha and omega of all. In this time of our deep concern for the world we pray. Teach us each to be a messenger of Jesus, to bring his love through us into the world. You are our God. Our time is in your hands. We pray for our thoughts and actions […]

Prayers of the People, March 31

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Precious Lord, master of reconciliation, reconcile us one to another. Deliver us from the hatred that divides and kills. Be especially with the bereaved of New Zealand. Lord, make us a new creation in Christ. Precious Lord, you have entrusted us, your church, with the ministry of reconciliation. Show us the way of love: teach […]

Prayers of the People, March 17

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Lector: Dear Creator—Lent has hardly begun and you have given us a holiday, an occasion to celebrate the feast day of Patrick, whose footsteps took him all over Ireland very early in the history of your Church.  Like us, Patrick did not know the historical Jesus, yet he was inflamed by love and loyalty to represent your […]

Prayers of the People, March 10, 2019

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Lector: Dear Lord, We come to you in prayer among the swift and frightening changes in the world. Our peace for the world comes with the teachings and example of our Lord Jesus Christ. In this special time of Lent, we open our hearts in prayer to your spirit of transformation. Let us each feel […]

Prayers of the People, March 3

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Dearest Lord, we ask for your presence in our broken world. Energize us to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, heal the hurt, restore the peace. Call us in light to your love. We come to you, Lord, transformed by your spirit. Dearest Lord, be with your church as it examines its conscience. Let the […]