Category Archives: Prayer of the Faithful

7th Sunday of Easter , Prayer Intentions

For all the Holy People of God:- That the Church may continue to live, guided by faith inspired by hope and marked by  deep love  for all.

For those who are tempted to despair in these days:- That they will sense again the care and the goodness of God for them.

For all healthcare workers: that God will renew their strength, guide them in their work, and protect them and their families from harm

For all who are ill, particularly those with Covid-19: that God’s healing love will relieve their pain, strengthen their minds and bodies, and restore them to full health

For all government leaders: that God will guide them in developing safe and prudent strategies in helping us to move forward safely from lockdown

For all scientists and resarchers:- That their quest to find a suitable vaccine and treatment may very soon be met with a successful outcome.

For those who have died, remembering especially Cathie McCormack, Jim McGee Jim McLaughlin, Jeanette Farquarson, Mary Greene, and Peter Duffy  who have died recently,

For the month’s mind of Mark Dolan

for the anniversaries of June MacKinnon, Jacqueline Coilleran, Patricia MacKinnon, Neil MacKinnon, Mary Coyle Hendry and Ella Sharpe Hendry:-       

That they will share fully in the glory of the resurrection.    

Lord, in your mercy                                                  Hear our prayer                                                                            

6th Sunday of Easter Prayer Intentions

For all the Holy People of God:- That the Church may continue to live, guided by faith inspired by hope and marked by  deep love  for all.

For those who are tempted to despair in these days:- That they will sense again the care and the goodness of God for them.

For all healthcare workers: that God will renew their strength, guide them in their work, and protect them and their families from harm

For all who are ill, particularly those with Covid-19: that God’s healing love will relieve their pain, strengthen their minds and bodies, and restore them to full health

For all government leaders: that God will guide them in developing safe and prudent strategies in helping us to move forward safely from lockdown

For all scientists and resarchers:- That their quest to find a suitable vaccine and treatment may very soon be met with a successful outcome.

For those who have died, remembering especially Cathie McCormack and Jim McLaughlin who have died recently, for the remembrance OF Henri et Janine Rousel, Tom Doherty, Johjn & Winnie Docherty, Brian McDonagh, Tom and Margaret McDoagh and for the anniversary of Margaret Grattan:-       

That they will share fully in the joy of the resurrection.    

Lord, in your mercy                                                  Hear our prayer        

Prayer Intentions, 5th Sunday of Easter

Prayer Intentions                                                                  5th Sunday of Easter

For the Body of Christ, the Church:- That God’s people may have the faith to trust in the goodness of the Lord and his continued presence with us even in this time of trial and pain.

For all healthcare workers: that God will renew their strength, guide them in their work, and protect them and their families from harm

For all who are ill, particularly those with Covid-19: that God’s healing love will relieve their pain, strengthen their minds and bodies, and restore them to full health

For all government leaders: that God will guide them in developing safe and prudent strategies in helping us to move forward safely from lockdown

For all scientists and researchers:- That their quest to find a suitable vaccine and treatment may very soon be met with a successful outcome.

For those who have lost loved ones:- That they may receive consolation and the soothing of their pain and loss by the one who has destroyed death’s power for ever.

For all who have died, especially John Bryson and John Boyle and those who have gone before us in faith:- That they may come to share in the joy of God’s kingdom

Prayer Intentions, 4th Sunday of Easter – 3rd May 2020

For Pope Francis and all shepherds of God’s people: that they may faithfully imitate Christ in accompanying the people of God on their journey and encouraging their growth toward wholeness

For all the human family: that God will liberate us from the coronavirus pandemic, helps us grow in our awareness of the needs of one another, and build trust and cooperation amongst all peoples

For all who are awaiting the sacraments of initiation in the Church and in our Diocese and especially for Emma in our parish: that God will sustain them, help them to deepen their commitment, and grow in their desire to serve God each day

For our children who should have been receiving their First Holy Communion in these days. That they will soon experience the great  joy of sharing in the Bread of life.  

For all healthcare workers: that God will renew their strength, guide them in their work, and protect them and their families from harm

For all who are ill, particularly those with Covid-19: that God’s healing love will relieve their pain, strengthen their minds and bodies, and restore them to full health

For all government leaders: that God will guide them in developing safe and prudent strategies in helping us to move forward safely from lockdown

For all scientists and resarchers:- That their quest to find a suitable vaccine and treatment may very soon be met with a successful outcome.

For all who have died:- We pray in particular for Liliana Reilly and John Bryson – and for Thomas Wardrope, who have died recently

And for the anniversaries of Margaret Callaghan, Jim McFadden and John and James Moogan:- That the good Shepherd will bring them safely home to paradise.

Lord, in your mercy                                                             Hear our Prayer

Prayer Intentions, 3rd Sunday of Easter – 26th April 2020

For the church: That God’s people will continue to journey in faith, hope and trust in the risen one who walks beside us always.

For all the human family: that God will liberate us from the coronavirus pandemic, helps us grow in our awareness of the needs of one another, and build trust and cooperation amongst all peoples

For all who are awaiting the sacraments of initiation in the Church and in our Diocese and especially for Emma in our parish: that God will sustain them, help them to deepen their commitment, and grow in their desire to serve God each day

For our children who should have been receiving their First Holy Communion next weekend. That they will soon experience the great  joy of sharing in the Bread of life.  

For all healthcare workers: that God will renew their strength, guide them in their work, and protect them and their families from harm

For all who are ill, particularly those with Covid-19: that God’s healing love will relieve their pain, strengthen their minds and bodies, and restore them to full health

For all government leaders: that God will guide them in developing safe and prudent strategies in helping us to move forward safely from lockdown

For all scientists and resarchers:- That their quest to find a suitable vaccine may very soon be met with a successful outcome.

For all who have died:- We pray in particular for Liliana Reilly and Mary Ward and for Barry Lookess, Cathie Miller and William Wilson  who have died recently

For the month’s mind of Mark Dolan

And for the anniversary of Michael McAlpine:- That they will come to sit at table in the joy of the heavenly banquet.

Lord, in your mercy                                                             Hear our Prayer

Prayer Intentions, 2nd Sunday of Easter – 19th April 2020

For the Church:- That the profession of faith of Thomas may be echoed and repeated in the life and endeavour of the  body of Christ in our days.

For all working to end the pandemic: that God inspire and give insight to all who are caring for the sick, developing treatments, or researching vaccines

For all who struggle with faith: that the Word of God may open them to a relationship with God and enlighten their path to fuller life

For all who all who are ill, particularly those with Covid-19: that the Risen Lord will bring an end to the coronavirus and give hope, healing, and new life to those who are sick

For all who are frightened: that they may find the peace of Christ in their fear and darkness

 For all who work in essential jobs: that God will protect them and their families from illness and give them strength to fulfil their duties

For all who have died in our parish:- we remember especially Bruno Felletti, Mary Ward, Liliana Reilly, Michael O’Donnell, and Anthony Kane

We remember also Frank Muldoon, Alan Brown, Peter Boswell, Elise O’Hagan, Federigo Capanni, & Cathie Miller

For the anniversaries of Molly Burke, John Anderson, John & Agnes McMillan, Thomas McMillan, Mary & Steve Boyd, Thomas & Hannah McMillan, Joe & Jean Byers, Laura & Alex McKenzie,

That the risen Lord will welcome them all to Paradise.

Sunday 12 April 2020 Prayers of the Faithful

For our holy father, Pope Francis, our bishop Philip, and all our Clergy:
That, in the unique situation created by the global pandemic, the Holy Spirit will console and strengthen them in proclaiming the good news of Christ’s Resurrection and victory over death.

For all national and world leaders:
That they will work closely with one another in a united fight to speedily find ways to cure and prevent Covid 19.

For the community of the parish of Christ the King:
That we may be given peace, joy, and freedom from all fears on this wonderful feast of Easter

For all who believe in our Lord Jesus Christ:
That they will storm heaven with their prayers and that God will speedily help mankind amid the coronavirus outbreak.

For those in our parish and throughout the world who are ill, lonely, worried, or bereaved:
That God will tend all the sick, soothe the suffering, rest the weary, and pity the afflicted.

For all those who have died recently and especially for Bruno Felletti  and Anthony Kane
Through God’s mercy, may they be received into the joy of heaven and the company of all his saints.

Lord, in your mercy.                                              Hear our prayer

Payer of The Faithful for Palm Sunday 5th April 2020

Passion Sunday (A)                                   Prayer of the Faithful

1.  For the Church:
That, as the great Paschal feast approaches, our joy may increase and the witness of all the faithful to the Resurrection may be ever stronger.

2.  For world leaders:
That they may resist the ways of violence and use only principles of peace to solve problems.

3.  For our parish community:
May we empty ourselves of all earthly affections and, as followers of Christ, act always in a spirit of humility.

4.  For all who are affected by the corona virus:  those infected; those whose lives have been disturbed; and all who are working to care for the sick or to find a way of dealing with the pandemic.

5.  For the sick, the bereaved and the lonely:
That our Christian service may bring them into the healing embrace
of their wounded Saviour.

6.  For all our deceased relatives and friends and for all the dead:
May they now enjoy rest and peace in the kingdom of glory.

Lord, in your mercy                                            Hear our prayer

Prayer of the Faithful for Sunday 29th March 2020

For Pope Francis and for the whole Church: that God will transform our fears into hope, selfishness into love, and deaths into new life.

For all preparing for Baptism:- In our own parish of Christ the King, we pray especially for Emma Ward:- that God will lead  Emma and all the elect in our parishes to newness of life through Baptism

For all key workers during the present crisis, in all the different areas of service and healing:- That they may know of our support, care and prayerful concern for them.

For all who have contracted the coronavirus: that God’s healing Spirit will ease their symptoms and restore them to health

For an end to the pandemic: that God will guide and inspire everyone working to curtail the virus and that each one of us may play our part.

For strength and courage: that God will inspire all who are searching for treatments for the coronavirus or working to develop a vaccine for it

For all who must face death each day, particularly emergency personnel and hospital chaplains: that God will strengthen their spirits and help them honour the life of each person they assist

For those who are mourning the death of a loved one: that they may know Christ’s loving and sustaining presence with them in their time of loss

For all who have died recently, especially Isa McLachlan, Cathie Boyle, Joe Kane,  and Alphonse Francis:- For the month’s mind of Michael McCreadie.

For those whose anniversaries occur at this time, especially Tommy Orr, Edward Orr,
Matthew Cluckie, Artie Monaghan, Neil Campbell, Vincent McGlone,  :-  
That they will rise in glory to share in the joy of the kingdom.

Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.