Universal Prayer

UNIVERSAL PRAYER

September 27, 2020

Celebrant:

My dear brothers and sisters, let us all pray together now for our own needs, and for those of all in our community and around the world.

Deacon:

For the Church, in particular for our Holy Father’s Prayer intention for September, “Respect for the Planet’s Resources,” that the planet’s resources will not be plundered but shared in a just and respectful manner.

let us pray to the Lord:   Lord, hear our prayer.

For those in positions of authority and responsibility in government and society that, especially in this time of pandemic, they may seek the common good of all and promote public health, justice, and reconciliation among communities in conflict in our country,

let us pray to the Lord:   Lord, hear our prayer.

For all the sick and those who care for them, for all whose livelihood has been disrupted by this pandemic, and for justice for those who are unemployed or otherwise in need in this time of crisis,

let us pray to the Lord:   Lord, hear our prayer.

For all affected by hurricanes and other storms, by drought and fires, and by other climate disasters, and for increased commitment to our common home and the care of creation

let us pray to the Lord:   Lord, hear our prayer.

For the grace of prudence and obedience in observing the prescribed precautions so as to prevent the further increase of infection,                                                                                                          let us pray to the Lord:        Lord, hear our prayer. 

5:00                  For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish                                                             9:00                  For the repose of the souls of + Al and Phyllis Betz – and                                              11:30                For the repose of the soul of + Betty Kingand                                                                 

for all the prayers that we hold in our hearts that they may be united with those of Mary, the Immaculate Mother of God, and all the Saints,  

let us pray to the Lord:   Lord, hear our prayer.

For all the dead and those who mourn for them,                                                                                            let us pray to the Lord:   Lord, hear our prayer.

Celebrant:                                                                                                                     

O God, our refuge in every danger, to whom we turn in our distress: look with compassion on your afflicted people; so that, restored in health and peace, together we may give glory to your holy name. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.