Bidding Prayers for 5 February (Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

BIDDING PRAYERS for Sunday Mass on 5 February

Introduction (by the Presider)  Let us bring our prayers to the Lord, in whom we place our trust:

  1. For peace in the Middle East (pause for five seconds). Lord, hear us
  2. For an end to war in Ukraine (pause for five seconds). Lord, hear us.
  3. For a welcome for refugees in Ireland (pause for five seconds). Lord hear us.
  4. For a spirit of kindness in our country (pause for five seconds). Lord hear us
  5. For healing for people who are sick (pause for five seconds). Lord hear us.
  6. That all who follow Christ may light up the world (pause for five seconds). Lord hear us.

The Presider prays for the dead: For those who have died (especially N.& N. who died recently and N. & N. whose anniversaries occur), that they may praise God for ever in heaven (pause for quiet prayer)  Lord, hear us.

Conclusion (by the Presider) O God, you are the light that makes clear our way before us, listen to the prayers we make, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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