Universal Prayer

UNIVERSAL PRAYER

Ascension – May 24, 2020

My brothers and sisters, all things have been placed under Christ’s heavenly rule. Through him, the Lord of the universe, let us present our needs to the Father.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, and for our entire parish community, that we may confidently bear witness to the Lordship of Christ in faith, in hope, and in love, as a community distanced but not separated,

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

For the sick, and for health workers, and public officials, and all those many other workers who continue in this dangerous time to provide us with food and other essential services,

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

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

For the grace of prudence and obedience as we prepare to resume public Masses this week,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and  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, that, united with Christ in death, they may be one with him in his resurrection, and for all who mourn them

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

O God, whose Son today ascended to the heavens, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord.  Amen.  

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6th Sunday of Easter – May 17, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, in this most sacred season of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, let us pray together for the needs of all our suffering world.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, and for our entire parish community, that we may confidently bear witness to the Resurrection of Christ in faith, in hope, and in love, as a community distanced but not separated,

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

For the sick, and for health workers, and public officials, and all those many other workers who continue in this dangerous time to provide us with food and other essential services,

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

 For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

In this time in which regulations are being issued for exiting from the quarantine, for the grace of prudence and obedience to those regulations, ,

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

For all who are alone in this time of isolation, and for all who have asked for our help or our prayers,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and  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, that, united with Christ in death, they may be one with him in his resurrection, and for all who mourn them

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

Almighty ever-living God, who have made this season radiant with the glory of your son’s Resurrection, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

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5th Sunday of Easter – May 10, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, in this most sacred season of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, let us pray together for the needs of all our suffering world.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, and for our entire parish community, that we may confidently bear witness to the Resurrection of Christ in faith, in hope, and in love, as a community distanced but not separated,

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

For all the sick, especially those infected with COVID-19, and for health workers, and public officials, and all those many other workers who continue in this dangerous time to provide us with food and other essential services,

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

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

 In this time in which regulations are being issued for exiting from the quarantine, for the grace of prudence and obedience to those regulations, so the pandemic does not return,

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

 For all Mothers,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and  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, that united with Christ in death, they may be one with him in his resurrection, and for all who mourn them

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

Almighty ever-living God, who have made this season radiant with the glory of your son’s Resurrection, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord.  Amen

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4th Sunday of Easter – May 3, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, in this most sacred season of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ and on this annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations, let us pray together for the needs of all our suffering world.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, for those originally scheduled to receive Confirmation today, for their families, and for our entire parish community, that we may confidently bear witness to the Resurrection of Christ in faith, in hope, and in love, as a community distanced but not separated,

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

For all the sick, especially those infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and for health workers, and public officials, and all those many other workers who continue in this dangerous time to provide us with food and other essential services,

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

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

In this time in which dispositions are beginning to be made for exiting from the quarantine, for the grace of prudence and obedience to those dispositions, so the pandemic does not return,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and  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, that united with Christ in death, they may be one with him in his resurrection, and for all who mourn them

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

Almighty ever-living God, who have made this day radiant with the glory of your son’s Resurrection, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord.  Amen.  

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3rd Sunday of Easter – April 26, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, in this most sacred season of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, let us pray together for the needs of all our suffering world.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, for those originally scheduled to receive First Holy Communion today, for their families, and for our entire parish community, that we may confidently bear witness to the Resurrection of Christ in faith, in hope, and in love, as a community distanced but not separated,

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

 For all the sick, especially those infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and for health workers, and public officials, and all those many other workers who continue in this dangerous time to provide us with food and other essential services,

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

 For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and 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, that united with Christ in death, they may be one with him in his resurrection, and for all who mourn them,

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

Almighty ever-living God, who have made this day radiant with the glory of your son’s Resurrection, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.     

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UNIVERSAL PRAYER

2nd Sunday of Easter – April 19, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, in this most sacred season of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, let us pray together for the needs of all our suffering world.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, and for our entire parish community, that we may confidently bear witness to the Resurrection of Christ in faith, in hope, and in love, as a community distanced but not separated,

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

 

For all the sick, especially those infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and for health workers, and public officials, and all those many otherworkers who continue in this dangerous time to provide us with food and other essential services,

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

 

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and 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, that united with Christ in death, they may be one with him in his resurrection, and for all who mourn them,

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

Almighty ever-living God, who have made this day radiant with the glory of your son’s Resurrection, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.                                         

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EASTER SUNDAY – April 12, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, on this most sacred day of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, let us pray together for the needs of all our suffering world.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, and for our entire parish community, that we may confidently bear witness to the Resurrection of Christ in faith, in hope, and in love, as a community distanced but not separated,

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

For all the sick, especially those infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and for health workers, and public officials, and all who are serving the common good in this difficult and challenging time,

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

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and 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, that united with Christ in death, they may be one with him in his resurrection, and for all who mourn them,

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

Almighty ever-living God, who have made this day radiant with the glory of your son’s Resurrection, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.    

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HOLY THURSDAY – April 9, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, on this most holy night when we recall the Lord’s institution of this Eucharistic sacrifice and the priesthood, let us pray together for the needs of our suffering world.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, and for our entire parish community, that together we may be freed from sin and grow in faith, in hope, and in love as a community distanced but not separated,

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

For all the sick, especially those infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and for health workers, and public officials, and all who are serving the common good in this difficult and challenging time,

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

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and  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 for all who mourn them

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

Almighty ever-living God, only support of our human weakness, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.       

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UNIVERSAL PRAYER

Palm Sunday – April 5, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, in this time of the Lord’s Passion, in these threatening months of global pandemic, let us watch more intently with Christ and direct our petitions more fervently to God.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, and for our entire parish community, that together we may be freed from sin and grow in faith, in hope, and in love as a community distanced but not separated,

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

 For all the sick, especially those infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and for health workers, and public officials, and all who are serving the common good in this difficult and challenging time,

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

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

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

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and  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 for all who mourn them,  

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

Almighty ever-living God, only support of our human weakness, look with compassion upon the sorrowful condition of your children who suffer because of this pandemic; relieve the pain of the sick, give strength to those who care for them, welcome into your peace those who have died and, throughout this time of tribulation, grant that we may all find comfort in your merciful love. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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5th Sunday of Lent – March 29, 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, in this time of the Lord’s Passion, in these threatening days of global pandemic let us watch more intently with Christ and direct our petitions more fervently to God.

For the Church, for our catechumens and candidates, and for our entire parish community, that together we may be freed from sin and grow in faith, in hope, and in love as a community distanced but not separated,

let us pray to the Lord:

For all the sick, especially those infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and for health workers, and public officials, and all who are serving the common good in this difficult and challenging time,

let us pray to the Lord:

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,

let us pray to the Lord:

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and  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:

For all the dead, and for all who mourn them, that they may be consoled by the same Lord who wept at the tomb of his friend Lazarus,

let us pray to the Lord:                                                                                                                 

Hear our prayers, O Lord, for all who are sick or afflicted in any way by this pandemic. Restore them to health and well-being, and reunite us together in the community of your Church. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

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4th Sunday of Lent – March 22, 2020

Celebrant:

My dear brothers and sisters, we should pray at all times; but above all in these threatening days of global pandemic let us watch more intently with Christ and direct our petitions more fervently to God.

For the Church, and in particular for our catechumens and candidates and our entire parish community, that together we may be freed from sin and grow in faith, in hope, and in love as a community distanced but not separated,                                      let us pray to the Lord:

For all the sick, especially those infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and for health workers, and public officials, and all who are serving the common good in this difficult and challenging time,                                                                                            let us pray to the Lord:

For all whose livelihood or education have been so suddenly disrupted, and for the relief of all in material need because of this crisis,                                                              let us pray to the Lord:

For the People of Immaculate Conception Parish and  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:

For all the dead, and for all who mourn them,                                                                          let us pray to the Lord:                                                                                                             

Hear our prayers, O Lord, for all who are sick or afflicted in any way by this pandemic. Restore them to health and well-being, and reunite us together in the community of your Church. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.