27th Sunday in Ordinary Time — revised Intercessions for Ireland
The General Intercessions
Introduction (by the Presider) Let us bring our prayers into the presence of the Lord of hosts, who promises peace to those who pray.
- For all the members of the Church in Ireland, that we may trust in God’s care and continue to work for the renewal of our church. (Pause for silent prayer) Lord, hear us.
- For our country and its civic leaders, that our government may help the people of this country to live full and happy lives. (Pause for silent prayer) Lord, hear us.
- For the men and women who have not come to Mass this weekend, that they may discover the true happiness that is found only in God. (Pause for silent prayer) Lord, hear us.
- For people who worry, and for all who suffer, that the God’s peace and serenity may fill them. (Pause for silent prayer) Lord, hear us.
- For those who have died (especially N and N), and all who mourn after them, that eternal peace and comfort may be theirs. (Pause for silent prayer) Lord, hear us.
- A moment’s quiet prayer for all our needs (Long pause for silent prayer) Lord, hear us.
Conclusion (by the Presider) God of hosts, you turn your face to your people: let your grace fill us according to our needs, through Christ our Lord. Amen.