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2nd Sunday of Easter, Year C

24 April 2022
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Presider

Christ, the risen Lord, offers his gift of peace to all who come to him. With confidence, we offer our prayers for all those in need.

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We pray for Pope Francis and the whole Church community. May the Spirit guide us to be faithful to the witness of the apostles.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

We pray for our world, on this Divine Mercy Sunday, that all people will be blessed in experiencing the peace of Christ.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

We pray for all among us who doubt the reality of the risen Christ. May they, like Thomas, come to believe.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

In recognition of Anzac Day this week, we pray for all those women and men from Australia and New Zealand who lost their lives in the battles of the First World War. We pray for all who have fought on battlefields since then, especially those engaged in various places around the world today.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

We pray for our faith community. May we, like the first Christian communities, be a community of faith, prayer, worship and loving service to others.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

We pray for …

Lord hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

We pray for the sick of our parish and for all who have asked for our prayers. 
We commend to your love those who have died recently and those whose anniversaries occur at this time. May they share fully in the life of the risen Lord.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

Presider

Ever merciful God, hear the prayers of petition brought to you today. We ask this through Jesus, the risen Lord.
Amen.

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