Prayers of the Faithful

We gather to worship God in union with Francis I, Our Pope
and Richard Moth, Our Bishop

             An Extended Prayers of the Faithful

At what is an unusual and exceptional time let us with
great trust offer our prayers to the Lord who loves us.

Let us pray for Pope Francis and for Bishop Richard.
May their spiritual guidance fill us with the hope of God’s love for us.
Lord in your mercy…
Hear our Prayer.

Let us pray for Nurses, Doctors and those who are in the front line of treating the sick.
May Jesus the Divine Physician protect them as they care for their patients.
Lord in your mercy…
Hear our Prayer.

Let us pray for our Prime Minister, our Chancellor and our Health Minister.
May they be given the stamina to work long hours to implement the policies that will
protect and sustain the lives of all the people of our land.
Lord in your mercy…
Hear our Prayer.

Let us pray for our world.
May all the peoples of the world recognise that we are all one race – the human race.
May we all discover once again the priority of love, respect and justice for all.
Lord in your mercy….
Hear our Prayer.

Let us pray for those who are feeling isolated at this time.
May they and we remember the promise of Our Lord who said
“I will be with you always”.
Lord in your Mercy…
Hear our Prayer.

Let us pray for our young people missing exams and for those who
will have to sit online exams for University.
May all our young people be assured of our support ad love at this challenging time.
May those who are preparing for exams be strengthened in their commitment to study well.
Lord in your mercy…
Hear our Prayer.

Let us pray for all bereaved families at this time.
May the Risen Christ console them in the loss of their loved one and may they know
His presence close to them and within them.
Lord in your mercy…
Hear our Prayer.

Father in this time of a pandemic help us to know the joy of your presence with us.
We ask this through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

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