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Prayer of the faithful

Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi), Year C

19 June 2022
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Presider

We place these petitions in the hands of Christ, asking his blessings upon us. May no one go hungry for the bread of God’s mercy and compassion.

Reader

We pray for Pope Francis and all the bishops and priests of the Church. May they be blessed and supported so that all people may continue to share in the celebration of the Eucharist.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

We pray for those who hunger and thirst in our world. May all governments continue to develop effective programs that ensure the availability of food and water, especially for the peoples of developing countries.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

We pray for all those who have been abused by members of our Church, other institutions and government agencies. We pray for their families and also for the offenders. May the spirit of love, truth and justice bring healing and inner peace to all affected.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

We pray for our faith community as we gather to celebrate the Eucharist. May we grow in our appreciation of Christ’s Body given for us and his Blood shed for us as we live as Jesus showed us.

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 pray for those who have died recently and for those whose anniversaries occur at this time. May they now share in the banquet of God’s eternal kingdom.

Lord, hear us.
Lord, hear our prayer.

Presider

Merciful God, creator of heaven and earth, bring your peace, your life and your love to the world. We ask this through Jesus Christ, the Living Bread from heaven.
Amen.

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