Lent 2020 intercessions

First Sunday of Lent

We pray this Family Fast Day for all our sisters and brothers around the world: particularly those without access to the healthcare they need in order to flourish. Through our Lenten prayer, fasting and almsgiving, may God renew our resolve to work with them to end poverty and injustice. Lord, in your mercy...

Second Sunday of Lent

We pray for our parish community: that we may be moved by God’s love to reach out to others in our turn, especially to those who are poor, so that no one may feel abandoned, forgotten or alone. Lord, in your mercy…

Third Sunday of Lent

We pray for the Church throughout the world: that she may be a sign of God’s love for all people and a beacon of hope for all who are in need. Lord, in your mercy…

Fourth Sunday of Lent

We pray for world leaders: that the Holy Spirit may guide them to speak out for what is right and take action to build a better future. Lord, in your mercy…

Fifth Sunday of Lent

We pray for all those who work to help and support those who are in need in their communities: may God grant them strength to continue their vital work. Lord, in your mercy... 

Palm Sunday

We pray for the Church: that together we may be inspired to transform the world out of love for God and one another. Lord, in your mercy…

More Lent prayers

Lent prayer: He heals the brokenhearted

A special Lenten fast

The grace of forty days

A Lenten meditation

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