Prayer of the Faithful - Archives 2019
   

JANUARY 06, 2019

Celebrant : Guided by the star the Magi made a journey to the newborn child. Let us also come to the new born child and place our petitions before him saying,

Response : Lord, reveal your glory to us.

  1. That the Pope,bishops,clergy and religious may dialogue and interact with leaders of other faiths in order to foster religious harmony and peace, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  2. That all may experience the presence of God in their lives in a tangible way, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  3. That Jesus may become the best friend of the 52 children who received Jesus for the first time yesterday, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  4. That God may bless abundantly all who helped in the Christmas and New year services specially on the school grounds, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  5. That all of us gathered here may return home with the assurance that Jesus answers all our prayers, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

Celebrant : Lord grant us the grace that we too like the Wise men may seek and find Jesus your son, we make this prayer to Christ our Lord.     Amen.




JANUARY 13, 2019

Celebrant : Let us place our petitions before our loving Father saying,

Response : Lord, lead us from darkness to light.

  1. That the Pope, bishops, clergy and religious may guide the faithful to live their commitment of their baptism, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  2. That our youth may be inspired to a life of service and also think about commitment as Priests and Religious we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  3. That as Christians we may live our faith with vigour and vitality and remain faithful to the commitments made at our baptism, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  4. That all of us gathered here may hear God's calling in our life and surrender to his will, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

Celebrant : God our Father, with confidence and trust we have placed our petitions before you. Graciously grant our petitions and increase in us the willingness to respond to your call, we make this prayer to Christ our Lord.     Amen.




JANUARY 20, 2019

Celebrant : Let us place our petitions before our loving Father saying,

Response : Lord, bless our families.

  1. That the Pope, bishops, clergy and religious may focus on families and the challenges they face today, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  2. That the couples facing challenges may be given spiritual and psychological help so as to trust each other and resolve conflicts amicably, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  3. That couples contemplating marriage may be given guidance and help so that they are equipped to handle marital responsibilities, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  4. That each family in our parish may make the Holy Family of Nazareth as their model, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  5. That all of us gathered here may live our lives in the spirit of God's love and fraternal charity, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  6. That our Confirmandi who will be confirmed today may open their hearts to the gifts of God's Spirit, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

Celebrant : Lord, Give us the grace that living in obedience to your Son, we may bring glory to your Name; we make this prayer through Christ our Lord.     Amen.




JANUARY 27, 2019

Celebrant : Let us pray to the heavenly father and present to him our prayers and petitions,

Response : Lord, may your words inspire us.

  1. That the Pope, bishops, clergy and religious may preach with authority and inspire people to follow Jesus, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  2. That all the families in our parish may place the Bible in a prominent place and give it due honour, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  3. That our leaders may maintain justice and fairness in governance, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  4. That all who are studying the word of God may be devoted to it, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  5. That all of us present here may recognize our worth as children of God,we pray to the Lord ..... Response

Celebrant : Lord, we thank you for your Son Jesus whose words and deeds brought glory to your name, May we too work for your greater Good, we make this prayer through Christ our Lord.     Amen.




FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Celebrant : Let us pray to the heavenly father and present to him our prayers and petitions,

Response : Lord, hear our prayer.

  1. That the Pope, bishops, clergy and religious may lead and guide the people of God with courage and determination, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  2. That our church leaders may be filled with the Holy Spirit to be able to lead the church according to the will of God, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  3. That many young boys and girls may respond to God's call and offer themselves generously to the work of evangelization, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  4. That as Christians we may stand united against oppression of every sort and fight the evils that modern society faces, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  5. That all of us present here may become aware of our prophetic mission and contribute towards the betterment of our brothers and sisters, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

Celebrant : Lord, we thank you for your Son Jesus whose words and deeds brought glory to your name, May we too work for your greater Good, we make this prayer through Christ our Lord.     Amen.




FEBRUARY 10, 2019

Celebrant : Let us pray that being united with Jesus we may be successful in our endeavours saying,

Response : Lord, hear our prayer.

  1. That the Pope, bishops, clergy and religious, may carry out the responsibilities entrusted to them in the spirit of service, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  2. That members of religious congregation who render their services in health care area may bring a healing touch to people who are suffering from various diseases, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  3. That those involved in the work of vocation promotion may be assisted by the spirit to encourage more and more young boys and girls to dedicate the lives in service, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  4. That many young boys and girls may respond to God's call and offer themselves generously in the vineyard of the Lord ..... Response

  5. That all of us present in this Eucharistic assembly may be encouraged by the word of God to shed our inhibitions and work for greater glory of God, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

Celebrant : God our Father, give us the grace that being called to a life of discipleship we too may contribute to the advancement of the kingdom of God and its values, we make this prayer through Christ our Lord.     Amen.




FEBRUARY 17, 2019

Celebrant : Let us pray that the difficulties we face in our life may turn into joy and happiness, saying,

Response : Lord, may your kingdom come.

  1. That the Pope, bishops, clergy and religious, may work towards the eradication of poverty and misery from the world, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  2. That those who lack the basic amenities of life may be helped by those who have more than they need, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  3. That each and every person may receive fair and just remuneration for their work, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  4. That those who are facing financial, health or emotional challenges may receive support from the community to cope with it, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

  5. That all of us present in this Eucharistic assembly may put our trust in the resurrection which God intends to give each one of us, we pray to the Lord ..... Response

(Pray for community and personal needs, we specially pray for our children and youth who are appearing for their exams)

Celebrant : God our Father, give us the grace that by firmly putting our trust in the resurrection we may journey towards our eternal home, we make this prayer through Christ our Lord.     Amen.