So0me notes about the Jubilee Year of Mercy, and the Hymn of Mercy, can be found by going to the link below:
Intercessions 25th October 2015
We pray for Pope Francis and the Synod of Bishops as they pray and discuss how to give more effective support to families.
Lord, hear us
We pray that the leaders of the nations, and the United Nations, may seek more effective and peaceful means of resolving conflict.
We pray for refugees and migrants, and for peace everywhere especially just now in the Middle East. Lord, hear us
We pray for ourselves and the people of our own country – that we may be renewed in our sense of compassion as we witness the hardships of so many throughout the world.
Lord, hear us
We pray for Paul Murtagh and Catherine Grainger who married last week. Lord, hear us
We pray for those who are ill in our families and communities, including Mhairi McColl, Catherine McGregor, Brian Cavanagh, Moira Montgomery,
Michael McGarrity, Margaret Gilmour, Catherine Gilbert, Bridget Devlin, Margaret McCafferty, Brian Gallen, Irene and Pat Docherty,
Mary Margaret Cosgrove, Teresita Ortiz, Kenny More and Janet Harkins. We pray also for all who give their lives to the care of the sick. Lord, hear us
We pray for Dermot O’Dwyer, and for Fr Tom O’Rourke, and all who have died recently.
We remember those whose anniversaries fall at this time including Mike Daly, Annie Gara, Eileen Bannon, Nicola Clare, Bernadette Kierney and Leo Gilbert,
and we pray for those who serve the community in the armed forces.