Posts by Prayers of the People Team

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Prayers of the People, April 7

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Lector: Dear Lord, Creator of all heaven and earth, In this time we pray to you for peace and assurance. We pray with zeal for your guidance in decision making for our nation, be with the President, be with our representatives, that Your will shall be known. Lord, Hear our prayer. God is light and […]

Prayers of the People, April 1 (Easter)

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Lector: Love divine, lift from us our attitudes and behaviors that separate us from you, our creator, and from our brothers and sisters here on earth. We know that only love can save us. May the glorious radiance of resurrection dispel the shadows of the world. Love divine, stir up our hearts, this, your earthly […]

Prayers of the People, March 25

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Lector: O Lord, as we enter Holy Week, let us be inspired by our priests, Berto and Hugh, to be your servants. We give thanks to you LORD, for you are good; your mercy endures forever. O Lord, just as we hold your triumphant entry into Jerusalem and your crucifixion in tension, we hold the […]

Prayers of the People, March 18

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Lector: Let us begin by giving thanks to you for our Bishop, Greg, for Berto and Hugh, our priests, and all ministers of your church, and all the faithful with whom we share this journey to You. We stand today with two great inspirations at our sides—St. Patrick whose respect for the old ways fostered […]

Prayers of the People, March 11

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Dear Lord, We come to you in prayer among the swift and frightening changes in the world. In this special time of Lent, we open our hearts to your spirit of transformation. Bless Emmanuel Church, the hands and hearts who serve our island community, Fr. Berto, Fr. Hugh, Bishop Gregory, your churches around the world, […]

Prayers of the People, March 4

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Precious Lord, you clearly command us to make no idols on earth. Our human worship of power, status, and material wealth has separated us from you, your creation, and our brothers and sisters here on earth. Give light to our eyes. Help us to avoid the temptation of false idols. Dear Lord, you are our […]

Prayers of the People, February 25

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Lector: Almighty and Eternal God, we give thanks for Michael, our Presiding Bishop, Greg, our Bishop, Berto and Hugh, our priests, and all ministers of your church, may they set their minds on divine things rather than human things, so we commit ourselves to proclaim the good news of abundant life in the world God […]

Prayers of the People, February 18

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Lector: Oh holy Creator, we thank you for our congregation, for our priests, Berto and Hugh, for our Bishop Gregory, and the leadership of our greater spiritual community. May their mission of service continue to be ful?lling and progressive according to the highest possible good for all beings. May all keep your covenant in love […]

Prayers of the People, February 11

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Lector: Dear Father/Mother God, we pray with gratitude for your constant love. We pray for the whole world, in these times of turmoil, violence and loss of respect for humankind. Let your light shine out of darkness, on the world of all your children. May our hearts shine with the love of Jesus. Love is […]

Prayers of the People, February 4

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Lector: Dearest Lord, we pray for an end to human violence and enmity. Help us to ?nd common ground in truth and justice, in mercy and compassion for our brothers and sisters, near and far. We pray for peace in Jesus’s name. Dearest Lord, we pray for an end to homelessness. Around the world, inequality […]