Intercessions October 8th
and equality are both worthwhile and manageable. Lord, hear us
for Peace: We pray for peace throughout the world,
for a better control of the Arms Trade,
and for the good will to abolish nuclear weapons.
We also pray for the people of Spain and Catalonia, that the political differences there may be resolved
with a concern for the good of all the people. Lord, hear us
for the parish: For the housebound and for all who are ill in the community, and for those who support and care for them:
Vincent Riley, Annette Carachi, Yvonne Watt, Reilly McKenna, Bridget Devlin, Dorothy Laidlaw,
Moira Montgomery, Ann Judge, Cathie Gilbert, Maureen Dolan, Betty McKinney, Mgr Peter Smith, Mgr Noel Woods, Ray Hollier,
Elizabeth Briggs, Anna Ward, Norah Lappin, Pat and Irene Docherty, Teresita and Socorro Ortiz, and Christopher Browne, and all those who care for them.
Lord, hear us
For our dead including Monsignor Matt Coakley, Patricia McCann, Mary Bush, and Michael McGowan.
For those whose anniversary falls about now including Leo Gilbert, Bernadette Kierney,Peter Swinbank, Jimmy Devine, Jack Martin, Lord, hear us
We pray also for men and women who serve the country in the armed forces.Lord, hear us
Honor Hania speaks about Modern Slavery; Chris McDonnell from the Catholic Times reflects on the ‘Church of the Poor; and From Life and Work – Ron Ferguson speaks about bargaining with God.