Prayer of the Faithful

Christ the King (A)

 

PRIEST:         Placing ourselves under the protection and guidance of Christ the King of the Universe, we commend to our Almighty Father our prayers and petitions.

 

READER:      That Christ the King may reign in our Church, we pray for Francis our Pope, and Declan our Bishop. May the act in accordance with the will of God.

Priest: Lord hear us…

 

READER:      That Christ the King may reign in our world, we pray for the Queen and her Government. May they know that true authority and power comes from God.

                        Priest: Lord hear us…

 

READER:      That Christ the King may reign in our Church, we pray for all those preparing for the Sacraments. May they allow God to reveal His power in their lives.

                        Priest: Lord hear us…

 

READER:      That Christ the King may reign in our Diocese, we pray for the Priests and people of St Gregory the Great and the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, in Cheltenham.

                        Priest: Lord hear us…

 

READER:      We pray for all those who are sick, at home or in hospital, especially those who are known to us. We commend to Almighty God the souls of all who have died recently, those whose anniversaries occur at this time, and those who will die this day an unprepared death.

                        Priest: Lord hear us…

 

READER:      Under the Kingship of Christ, we rejoice in the fellowship of St Michael the Archangel, and all the saints we implore the intercession of Our Lady, St Mary of Glastonbury as we say, Hail Mary…

 

Let us pray for a moment in silence.