This year Archbishop Mario Conti will preside.
As we honour Mary, Mother of God, we pray for the Church and for our own families.
Lord, hear us
We pray for our neighbouring churches and for the communities of faith around us.
May we be led to a deeper understanding and grew in respect fo each other.
Lord, hear us: Lord, graciously hear us
For families in every land and place: that God will grant peace and good will, reconciliation and forgiveness.
We think of families who suffer in Syria, the Holy Land, the Yemen, and elsewhere. Lord, hear us
For our country in this time of political instability. Lord, hear us:
For all who are ill, and for those who support and care for them: Erich Harrison, Catherine Mulrine, Anna Shearer, Margaret Grant, Jane Cameron, Bill Meechan, John Gibson, Jack Rae, Irene Docherty, Lewis Harte, Ray McVey, Brian Gallagher, Kathleen Mallon, Anne Judge, Yvonne Watt, and Joan Burns.
Lets pray also for the patients and staff in the local Hospice, and for those who serve the community in the armed forces. Lord, hear us
For all those who were dear to us in life: and those who have died recently including Paddy Gilbride, Dominic Gallagher, Patricia McDonald, Douglas Campbell, Adrienne Airlie, Winifred Hart, John Ferguson, Michael Rigetti, John Feeley, and for those whose anniversaries fall at this time including Elizabeth Mulligan, Tam Haley, Kevin Barrett, Ian Davidson, John McVey, Eugene and Matilda Rossi, Liam Brogan, Adrian Rogers, Mary McKenna, Betty McKinney, Rosina Gara, Cecilia Harrison, Charlie Hamilton, Tommy and Anne McMahon, Mary Conroy, and May McNulty. Lord, hear us