Lent 2018 Prayers of Intercession

First Sunday of Lent

We pray for the Church: that she may be a sign of God’s light and goodness
in our world, and a beacon of hope for the most vulnerable.
Lord, in your mercy…

Second Sunday of Lent

We pray for world leaders: that, moved by the Holy Spirit, they may speak
out against the scandal of hunger. Lord, in your mercy…

Third Sunday of Lent

We pray for all those who hunger, in our own community and around the
world. May God grant them the hope, strength and support to lift themselves
out of poverty. Lord, in your mercy…

Fourth Sunday of Lent

We pray for all those who fear for their children’s future. May God grant us
the courage and love to reach out to our neighbours, giving them hope for
the future. Lord, in your mercy…

Fifth Sunday of Lent

We pray for ourselves: that through our Lenten journey of prayer, fasting
and almsgiving, God will deepen our love for our sisters and brothers living in
poverty. Lord, in your mercy…

Palm Sunday

We pray for the Church around the world: as we enter Holy Week, may the
passion, death and resurrection of Christ inspire us to transform our world.
Lord, in your mercy…

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