Prayers of Intercession: The First Sunday of Advent

Prayers of Intercession

Let us be determined to walk in the light of the Lord whose return we wait for in hope.

Our prayer response is, “Lord, graciously hear us.

  1. We pray for Pope Francis and Bishop Keenan, that they may lead us into this Advent Time, with our focus on the person of Jesus, Son of God and born of the Virgin Mary. Lord, hear us.
  2. We pray for all Christians in Scotland, that they will enter into Advent with eyes focussed on the person of Jesus Christ. Lord, hear us.
  3. We pray for the nations of the world, and especially where there is war and terrorism, so that nation will not lift sword against nation and there will be no more training for war. Lord, hear us.
  4. We pray for all the people of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, that there will be peace in their homes. Lord, hear us.
  5. We pray for those who, in death, await the return of Jesus and their own resurrection. We remember especially, Kay Reilly, Mrs Campbell, Owen McCaffrey, Sandy Riddell, Daniel Hart, Patrick Trainer, Mary Steele and Harry McGunnigle Lord, hear us.
  6. Let us pray to Our Lady of Paisley for Bishop Keenan.   Hail Mary……

God our Father, we rejoice as we journey to the heavenly Jerusalem, the eternal city of peace. Through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Requiescat in Pace: Carol D’Ambrosio and Alice Hannah

It is with great sadness that the parish is holding two funerals this week.  Please keep the deceased  and their families in your prayers.

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. amen.  May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


Prayers of Intercession: The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Prayers of Intercession

Celebrant: Let us pray on the culmination of the Jubilee of Mercy for Pope Francis, Bishop Keenan and the Diocese of Paisley; and all our families.

Petition Leader: Our prayer response is, Grant this, almighty God.

  1. For Pope Francis that he will know the consolation of the Holy Spirit. Let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For those burdened with sin or distress, that Jesus will enable them to find their way to Confession. Let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For governments across the world, that they will understand the importance of mercy in their decisions. Let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those who are trapped in the violence of Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, and for all enduring persecution for their faith, that mercy and justice will soon be theirs. Let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all on our parish November Lists that they will rejoice in God’s eternal mercy. We remember those who have died recently especially, Alice Hannah, Con Harley, Anne Fallon, John Robertson, Michael James Dillon, Carol D’Ambrosio, Tommy Young and Billy Dunwoodie.  Let us pray to the Lord.
  6. Let us pray to Our Lady of Paisley for Bishop Keenan.   Hail Mary……

 Celebrant:  Almighty God, we give you thanks for the many benefits we have received through your bounty.  Though Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Prayers of Intercession: 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Prayers of Intercession

The Sunday prayers of intercession can form the basis of your personal prayer during the week and help us come closer to God as a parish.   

Let us pray for the Church as the Jubilee of Mercy draws to a close and for the Diocese of Paisley and all our families.

Our prayer response is, Lord, graciously hear us.

  1. For an end to torture and ethnic cleansing: that God will change the minds and hearts of government and military leaders who use pain and fear to control people.  Lord, hear us.
  2. For all who do not believe in eternal life: that they may come to know the living God who offers the fullness of life through God’s eternal embrace.  Lord, hear us.
  3. For all who in these days are suffering from the effects of war, particularly children and the elderly in Syria and Iraq: that God will bring them to places of safety, fill them with hope, and end the violence.  Lord, hear us.
  4. For parents who have lost a child: that God will be present to them in their grief, heal their pain, and give them hope.  Lord, hear us.
  5. For all on our November Lists that they may enter the heavenly Jerusalem. We remember especially those who gave their lives during the Great Wars and in subsequent conflicts.  We remember also those who have died recently especially, Sam McVey, Neil Campbell, Charles Swan, Anne Kennedy and Martin Lavery.  Lord, hear us.
  6. Let us pray to Our Lady of Paisley for Bishop Keenan.   Hail Mary……

Almighty God, we give you thanks for the many benefits we have received through your bounty.  Though Christ our Lord.  Amen.

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