Bidding Prayers

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Sunday 26th March 2017

Lord of the Universe, you are so great and we are so small. Yet you hear even our unspoken prayers, know the deepest needs of our hearts and, through our fumbling efforts to follow your Son, offer hope to our world.

As Pope Francis calls to the world’s young people, inviting them to celebrate World Youth Day in Panama in 2017, we pray that he might touch many young hearts and inspire them to great acts of love and generosity.

As the countries of Europe prepare to receive formal notification of Brexit, we pray that all concerned will work together in peace, harmony and understanding for the good of all people, regardless of their nationality and economic status.

We pray for the people of Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria who are starving because of violence, greed and drought, that they might have the rainfall, food, peace and security that they so desperately need.

As we celebrate Mother’s Day, we pray for all mothers, that their generosity and care for their families will be rewarded with love and gratitude.

Let us pray for all those whose lives have been changed forever by the terror attack on Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster: that those who died may have eternal life; that the injured may be restored to health; that the traumatised may find peace of mind and heart and that all who need it may find the comfort, strength and support that they need.

Let us pray for the members of the police and other emergency services who were so willing to risk their own lives in order to save and support others, that they might be rewarded for their courage and dedication.

Let us pray for eternal rest for Police Constable Keith Palmer, who died trying to protect others in the face of an armed attacker. Let us also remember his family, friends and colleagues in their grief, that they might be comforted.

Loving Lord, we place our prayers before you through your Son Jesus and the Holy Spirit. Hear us and bless us. Amen

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