06Sep Presider’s Page for 6 September (Ordinary Time 23)

God’s healing power was seen in the ministry of Jesus, and continues in the sacraments, in advances in medicine and in the work of the caring professions. Today we pray for strength, trusting that God will continue to show compassion to the whole world

30Aug Presiders’ Page 30 August (Ordinary Time 22)

As we move from summer to autumn, we praise God who sustains us all year round. We ask for help with new undertakings and perseverance with continuing projects, knowing that nothing will work well without God’s grace.

23Aug Presiders’ Page 23 August (Ordinary Time 21)

We gather as people who have chosen to serve the Lord, chosen to walk the Christian way. We worship God who leads us on — and ask for strength to continue as we have begun.

16Aug Presiders Page 16 August (Ordinary Time 20)

Whoever eats the flesh of the Lord and drinks his blood will live for ever. We celebrate Jesus’ promise, believing we will share the eternal destiny of all who have this divine life in them.

15Aug Presiders Page 15 August (Assumption of the BVM)

We worship God who brought Mary to the glory of heaven this day. We celebrate her Assumption, the tangible reminder that the resurrection of Jesus brings victory over death for all who believe.

09Aug Presiders Page 9 August (Ordinary Time 19)

This Sunday, Christians gather together as friends, called by the Lord to forgive each other as quickly as God forgives us.

02Aug Presiders Page 2 August (Ordinary Time 18)

From the days when the Jewish people wandered in the desert to this very day, God has been food to the hungry and meaning to those who lose their way. We celebrate our Lord’s loving-kindness.

30Jul Presider’s Pages for August published

To facilitate those taking summer holidays, the presider’s pages for all of August have now been published on the ‘Bidding Prayers’ Page. The ACP wishes presiders and liturgy teams a restful summer.

To access, please click here: http://www.associationofcatholicpriests.ie/liturgy-preparation/

26Jul Presider’s Page 26 July (Ordinary Time 17)

United with Christians all over the world, we acknowledge one Lord, one faith, one baptism, and one God as our Father. We worship as one family, and pray for greater charity and love among all the baptised.

19Jul Presider’s Page 19 July (Ordinary Time 16)

Our God is like a shepherd who always looks after the flock: the Lord cares for us in all our needs.