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General Intercessions

General Intercessions

Please select one of the General Intercessions ('A' or 'B') and indicate on the planning sheet whether someone will read them, or if the Priest shoud read them.

 

 

General Intercessions A   (print)

 

  1. In baptism ____________________ received the light of Christ. Scatter the darkness now and lead him/her over the waters of death.

 

 We pray to the Lord:   (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. Our brother/sister __________________ was nourished at the table of the Savior. Welcome him/her into the halls of the heavenly banquet.

 

We pray to the Lord:   (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. Many friends and members of our families have gone before us and await the kingdom. Grant them an everlasting home with your Son.

 

We pray to the Lord:  (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. Many people die by violence, war, and famine each day. Show your mercy to those who suffer so unjustly these sins against your love, and gather them to the eternal kingdom of peace.

 

 We pray to the Lord:  (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. Those who trusted in the Lord now sleep in the Lord. Give refreshment, rest, and peace to all whose faith is known to you alone.

 

 We pray to the Lord:  (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. The family and friends of ___________________ seek comfort and consolation. Heal their pain and dispel the darkness and doubt that come from grief.

 

 We pray to the Lord:  (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

Presider: concluding prayer ---------------------

 

(Reader remains in place until the concluding prayer is finished)

 


 

 

General Intercessions B   (print)

 

 

  1. For _______________ who in baptism was given the pledge of eternal

life, that he/she may now be admitted to the company of the saints.

 

We pray to the Lord:  (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. For our brother/sister who ate the body of Christ, the bread of life,

that he/she may be raised up on the last day.

 

 We pray to the Lord:  (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. For our deceased relatives and friends and for all who have helped us,

that they may have the reward of their goodness.

 

We pray to the Lord:   (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. For those who have fallen asleep in the hope of rising again, that they

may see God face to face.

 

We pray to the Lord:   (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. For the family and friends of our brother/sister ________________, that they may be consoled in their grief by the Lord, who wept at the death of his friend Lazarus.

 

 We pray to the Lord:  (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

  1. For all of us assembled here to worship in faith, that we may be gathered together again in God's kingdom.

 

 We pray to the Lord:    (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)

 

Presider: concluding prayer ---------------------

 

(Reader remains in place until the concluding prayer is finished)

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