Prayer of the Faithful
For 3rd July 2022

 
Introduction : Today we celebrate Faith Formation Sunday. Faith formation is about deepening our initial conversion to faith. Faith formation is a lifelong process.

Today, let us pray that the efforts of the Universal Church to build up the body of Christ may bear abundant fruit so that all may experience the joy and fullness of life in Christ.

Celebrant : Dear brothers and sisters, each of us has a calling to be part of God's mission in some way. We pray that we may respond to God's calling adequately and contribute our best in whatever way possible, saying,

Response : Lord, make us fruitful in your service.

  1. We pray for the Holy Father, all bishops, priests, sisters and religious engaged in propagating the faith. In a special way, we pray for our newly appointed Parish Priest Fr. Gerard and his team. We pray to the Lord.... Response

  2. We pray for all the faith formation activities in our parish - the catechesis for children, youth and adults, for expectant parents, for those who wish to be baptised in the faith and others, we pray to the Lord.... Response

  3. That each Christian family being the cradle and bedrock of good citizens may take much care and attention in raising the children in faith and piety, we pray to the Lord.... Response

  4. For the vocations to the Priesthood and Consecrated Life, that more young men and women may have the courage to follow God's call to be at the service of the Church, we pray to the Lord.... Response

  5. We specially pray for people in Assam who are affected by Floods, may they receive necessary aid and care, we pray to the Lord.... Response

(Pray for community and personal needs.... we pray to the Lord....)

Celebrant : God our loving Father, we thank you for making us partakers in the mission your Son began and eventually entrusted to us. Grant us to be faithful to our calling. we make this prayer through Christ our Lord     Amen.




 
Prayer of the Faithful
For 26th June 2022

   
Celebrant : Let us now come before our Heavenly Father with confidence and place all our needs before Him, saying,

Response : Lord, hear us we pray.

  1. We pray for our Holy Father, Pope Francis, bishops, priests, deacons and religious, that they be living examples of selfless service, inspiring the lay faithful to serve in the Lord's vineyard, we pray to the Lord.... Response

  2. For those who serve in elected office, may follow the example of Jesus, the true leader, and be genuinely concerned in the affairs of those persons in their care and guidance, we pray to the Lord.... Response

  3. That every member of our Parish may contribute to fulfil our mission statement "Together towards the fullness of life in openness and involvement", we pray to the Lord.... Response

  4. For all the departed souls, especially the souls in purgatory, and all the souls for whom there is no one to pray for, that the merciful Father may forgive all their sins and grant them eternal happiness, we pray to the Lord.... Response

  5. "The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few" we pray that many more may respond to the call to serve in the parish with zeal and commitment, we pray to the Lord.... Response

(Pray for community and personal needs.... we pray to the Lord....)

Celebrant : God our loving Father, we thank you for your immense love, Give us the grace that we may all do our part in working for the kingdom of God; we make this prayer through Christ our Lord     Amen.




 
Prayer of the Faithful
For 19th June 2022

   
Celebrant : As we celebrate the Feast of his Body and Blood, let us bring before the Lord all our petitions, saying,

Response : Lord, may your body and blood strengthen us.

  1. For our Pope Francis and all Church Leaders that the Eucharistic may give them abundance of graces and blessings to lead the faithful to a deeper encounter with Christ, we pray to the lord... Response

  2. For all the laity, that through the frequent participation in the Eucharistic celebration and reception of the Holy Eucharist, they may grow closer to the Lord and draw spiritual nourishment for a worthy way of life, we pray to the lord... Response

  3. On this feast of Corpus Christi we pray for our Holy Family Parish Eucharistic ministers and thank them for their commitment and sacred service to the housebound and sick of our parish, we pray to the lord... Response

  4. We are noticing a sense of growing intolerance in our country, we pray for peace and serenity among our people; we also pray for our elected representatives so that they may handle this situation we compassion and love, we pray to the lord... Response

  5. That all of us present in this Eucharistic celebration may strengthen our faith in the Lord Jesus who offers his Body and Blood as spiritual food and drink, even in adverse situations, we pray to the lord... Response

(Pray for community and personal needs…………. we pray to the Lord....)

Celebrant : God, our loving Father, Grant us an increase of faith in the Holy Eucharist, that we may draw nourishment through the frequent reception of it; we make this prayer through Christ our Lord     Amen.