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Bidding Prayers for Sunday 22nd May 2016 (The Most Holy Trinity)

My brothers and sisters, let us bring our prayers to the God and Father of us all, in the power of the Holy Spirit that has been given to us. 


We pray for Pope Francis: that he may be strengthened to continue to lead all God’s people in the ways of justice, love and peace. 


We pray for those parts of the world that are torn apart by war, especially for the people of Syria and Iraq in the conflict in their lands: may the way to a just and lasting peace be found.


We pray for those who have died in the loss of the Egyptian airliner, that they may rest in peace; and that their families and friends may find comfort in their bereavement and answers to their questions.


We pray for those Nigerian girls who were kidnapped two years ago: that more of them may be found and returned to their families safe and well.


We pray for all refugees; for those forced to leave their homes through conflict, poverty or oppression: that they may find places of safety and be welcomed by those to whom they turn for help.


We pray for all students facing exams at this time of year: may they be enabled to face this important time calmly and confidently, and achieve the success they deserve.


We pray for those known to us who have died recently, and those we remember at this time: may they share in the joy of the risen Lord.


Heavenly Father, we offer our prayers to you in the power of the Holy Spirit, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.