Bidding Prayers

Bidding Prayers for Sunday 26 January
The 3rd in Ordinary Time
St. Paul’s, Paphos

Priest: As members of God’s kingdom and trusting in his Good News, let us approach his throne of mercy this day.

Reader: Response: Hear our prayer.

  • We pray for all bishops, priests and deacons, may the grace of God make them good fishers of men. Lord, in your mercy, R.
  • We pray for all religious and consecrated people, may those who have decided to follow Christ more closely, do so in holiness and joy.  Lord, in your mercy, R.
  • We pray for all the faithful, that heeding the Holy father’s request, we may more deeply ponder the value of God’s word in the Scriptures and apply it in our lives. Lord, in your mercy, R.
  • We pray for the needs of our Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem and for Archbishop Pizzaballa’s wellbeing and intentions. Lord, in your mercy, R.
  • Let us pray present our own intentions in the silence of our heart.

Priest: Eternal Father, make us more aware of our duties as your children and bring us to rejoice in your consolations. We ask this through Christ our Lord.