Prayer for the Week

Prayers for week beginning

Sunday 1st April 2018

EASTER DAY

Almighty God, who, through your Son, Jesus Christ, have overcome death and opened the gates of eternal life: grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of his resurrection, may be raised fro the death of sin by your life-giving Spirit; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit one God, world without end.

O Lord of life and power, who, through the mighty resurrection of your Son, have overcome the old order of sin and death, and have made all things new in him: grant that we, being dead to sin and alive to you in Jesus Christ, may reign with him in glory; who lives and reigns with yoin the unity of the Holy Spirit one God, world without end.

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Tuesday 27th March,

O God, who, by the passion of your blessed Son made an instrument of shameful death to be for us the means of life: grant us so to glory in the cross of Christ, that we may gladly suffer pain and loss; for the sake of your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

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Monday 26th March

Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy, but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: mercifully grant, that we, walking in the way of his cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

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Sunday 25th March

Sixth Sunday of Lent: Palm Sunday

Assist us mercifully with your help, Lord God of our salvation: that we may enter with joy into the celebration of those mighty acts whereby you give us life and immortality; through Jesus Christ, our Lord who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy spirit, on god, world without end.

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Sunday 18th March

Passion Sunday

Merciful God, look upon your family as we travel to the foot of the cross: and, by your great goodness, guide us in body; that, by your protection, we may also be preserved in heart and mind; through Jesus Christ, our Lord who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

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Sunday 11th March

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Almighty God, grant that we, who are weighed down by sins, may be relieved and encouraged b your grace; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with ou, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.


Sunday 4th March

Third Sunday of Lent

Merciful Father, we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: when we are discouraged by our weakness give us strength to follow Christ, our pattern and our hope; who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one Go, world without end.

Sunday 25th February

Second Sunday of Lent

O God, you see that we lack the strength to help ourselves: protect us both inwardly and outwardly; that our bodies may be guarded from adversity, and our minds may be defended from such thoughts as assault and harm the soul; throughesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with o, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

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Sunday 11th February

Sunday before Lent

Almighty God, whose Son, Jesus Christ, was wonderfully transfigured before chosen witnesses upon the holy mountain, and spoke of the exodus he would accomplish at Jerusalem: give us strength so to hear his voice and bear our cross, that, in the world to come,we may see him as he is; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

14th February, 

Ash Wednesday

O Lord, grant that your faithful people may enter this season of penitence with faithfulness, and complete it with steadfast devotion; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God,  world without end.

Sunday 21st January

Third Sunday after Epiphany

Almighty and eternal God, behold us in our weakness, and stretch out your hands to protect us, through Jesus Christ our Lord, how lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit one God world without end.

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Sunday 3rd December

First Sunday of Advent

Stir up your power, Lord, and come: that, with you as or protector, we may be rescued from our sins; and with you as our deliverer, we may be set free for you live and reign with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen..

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Sunday 19 November

Pentecost 24

O Lord, forgive the transgressions of your people: and by your goodness release us from the snare of sin, in which, by our frailty, we have been caught; through Jesus Christ our rd, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

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Sunday 12 November

Pentecost 23

O God, our refuge and strength, the very author of devotion: hear the prayers of your Church; and grant that what we seek in faith we may in fact obtain; through Jesus Christ. our Lord who lives and reigns with you, on God, world without end.


Sunday 5th November

Pentecost 22

O Lord, watch over you household with constant love: that with you as or shelter your family may be free from all distress, and devoted to good works for the glory of your name; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holt Spirit, one God work without end.


Sunday 29th October

Pentecost 21

O Lord, in your mercy: grant to your faithful people pardon and peace; that they may be cleansed from all their sins, and serve you with a quiet mind; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one god, world without end.


Sunday 22nd October 2017

Pentecost 20

Almighty and merciful  God: in your goodness keep from s all that is harmful; that, being ready both in body ad soul, we may freely accomplish your will; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with oou, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

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Sunday 17th September 2017

Guard your Church, O Lord, with your perpetual mercy: and since with our your aid we lose our way, draw us always, by your help, away from harm, and steer us towards salvation; through Jesus Christ, our LOrd, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

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Sunday 10th September 2017

Pentecost 14

Intercessions for Pentecost Fourteen September 10th 2017

Almighty and eternal God, make us grow in faith hope and charity: and that we may be worthy of your promises, cause us to love what you command; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy spirit, one God, world without end.

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Sunday 3rd September 2017

Pentecost 13

Almighty and merciful God, by whose grace alone your faithful people offer you service and praise: grant that we may hasten without stumbling towards the things that you promise; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end.

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Sunday 27th August 2017

INTERCESSIONS 27th August 2017 (1)

 

Pentecost 12

Almighty and eternal God,
by your generous love
you grant to those who pray
more than is desired or deserved:
pour down your mercy upon us,
forgiving what our conscience fears,
and granting what we dare not ask;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God world without end

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Sunday 20th August 2017

 

Pentecost 11

O God, you make known your almighty power
in your merciful compassion:
increase your mercy towards us;
that we, being eager for your promises,
may inherit the treasures of heaven;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end

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Sunday 13th August 2017
Pentecost 10
Open your merciful ears, O Lord
to the prayers of your humble servants:
and, that you would graciously grant what we ask,
make us desire what is pleasing in your sight;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
One God, world without end.

Sunday 6th August
The Transfiguration of the Lord

Almighty and everlasting God,
who revealed the glory of your beloved Son
when he was transfigured on the holy mountain:
mercifully grant us such a vision of his divine majesty,
that, being purified and strengthened by your grace,
we may be transformed into his likeness, from glory to glory;
through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit
one God, world without end

Sunday 30th July 2017

Pentecost 8
O God,
whose providence orders all things in heaven and earth:
keep from us everything harmful
and lead us to all that is good;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

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Sunday 23rd July, 2017

O God of power and night,
all good things belong to you:
sow in our hearts the love of your name,
and make us grow in the life of faith;
nurture the things that are good,
and tend them with your loving care;
through Jesus Christ our Lord
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Sunday 14th May 2017
Fifth Sunday of Easter

O God,
who alone can brig harmony to the minds of your faithful people:
give us grace to love the things you command,
and to desire the thing you promise;
that, amid the uncertain changes of this world,
our hearts may be firmly fixed where true joys are to be fond;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives ad reigns with yo,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit

Monday 15th May 2017
Almighty God,
who,by the Holy Spirit, chose Matthias
to be numbered in the twelve apostles:
by the ministry of faithful pastors and teachers,
keep us steadfast i your truth;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with yo,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

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Sunday 7th May 2017                                                                                          Fourth Sunday of Easter

O God,
the light of whose truth stretches out to those who go astray,
that they may return to the path of righteousness:
give your grace to all who profess themselves Christians,
that they may cast out what is harmful,
and pursue all that gives life;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Sunday 30th April 2017
Third Sunday of Easter
O God,
who, in the death and resurrection of your Son,
have raised up this fallen world:
may we and all your people,
whom you have saved from the gates of everlasting death,
rejoice in your eternal presence;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God,world without end.

Monday 1st May 2017
Philip and James, Apostles

Almighty Father,
o know you is eternal life:
may we know your Son Jesus Christ
as the way, the truth and the life;
that following the steps of your holy apostles Philip and James,
we may faithfully walk in the way that leads to yo truth;
through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

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Holy Week
Sunday 9th April 2017
Palm Sunday
Assist us mercifully with your help,
Lord God of our salvation:
that we may enter with joy
into the celebration of those mighty acts
whereby you give us life and immortality;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God world without end.

Almighty God,
who, in your tender love for the human race,
sent your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ,
to take our nature upon him,
and to suffer death upon the cross,
giving us the example of his great humility:
mercifully grant,
that we may both follow the example of his passion,
and also, be made partakers of his resurrection;
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Monday 10thApril
Monday of Holy Week

Almighty God,
whose most dear Son went not to joy,
but first he suffered pain,
and entered not into glory before he was crucified:
mercifully grant,
that we, walking in the way of his cross,
may find it none other than the way of life and peace;
through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Tuesday 11th April 2017

O God
who, by the passion of your blessed Son,
made an instrument of shameful death to be for us the means of life:
grant us so to glory in the cross of Christ,
that we may gladly suffer pain and loss;
for the sake of our Son,
our Saviour Jesus Christ,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.
Wednesday 12th April

O Lord God,
whose blessed Son, our Saviour,
gave his back to the smiters,
and did not hide his face from shame:
give us grace to endure the sufferings of this present time,
and confidence in the glory that shall be revealed;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Thursday 13th April
Maundy Thursday

O God our Father,
as you invite us to share in the supper
that your Son gave to his Church
to proclaim his death until he comes:
Inspire us by his service
and unite us in his love;
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God world without end.

Friday 14th April
GOOD FRIDAY

Almighty Father,
look with mercy on this your family:
for which our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed,
given up into the hands of sinners,
and to suffer death upon the cross;
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Saturday 15th April
Holy Saturday

O God,
creator of heaven and earth:
as the crucified body of your dear Son was laid in the tomb,
and rested on this holy Sabbath;
so may we await with him
the coming of the third day,
and rise with him to newness of life;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who now lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God world without end.
Sunday 2nd April 2017
The Beginning of Passiontide
Passion Sunday

Merciful God,
look upon your family as we travel to the foot of the cross:
and, by your great goodness, guide us in body;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Sunday 26th March 2017
Fourth Sunday of Lent
Almighty God,
grant that we, who are weighed down by our sins,
may be relieved and encouraged bu your grace;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

 

Sunday 19th March
Third Sunday of Lent

Merciful Father,
we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves:
when we are discouraged by our weakness
give us strength to follow Christ, our pattern and our hope;
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Monday 20th March
Joseph of Nazareth
O God our Father,
who, from the family of your servant David,
raised up Joseph the carpenter
to be the guardian of your incarnate Son:
give us grace to follow his example
of faithful obedience to your will;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Sunday 12th March 2017
2nd Sunday of Lent
O God,
you see that we lack the strength to help ourselves:
protect us both inwardly and outwardly;
that our bodies may be guarded from adversity,
and our minds may be defended
from such thoughts as assault and harm the soul;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Friday 17th March 2017

Almighty and everlasting God,
who chose your servant Patrick to be the apostle of Ireland:
grant that we, like him, may walk in the light of your gospel,
as heralds and evangelists of our kingdom;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.
5th March 2017
First Sunday of Lent

Almighty God,
whose Son fasted forty days in the wilderness,
and was tempted as we are, yet did not sin:
give us grace to discipline ourselves in submission to your Spirit,
that, as you know our weakness,
so we may know your power to save;
through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unit of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

26th February 2017
Sunday before Lent
Quinquagesima
Almighty God,
whose Son, Jesus Christ, was wonderfully transfigured
before chosen witnesses upon the holy mountain,
and spoke of the exodus he would accomplish at Jerusalem:
give us strength so to hear his voice and bear our cross,
that, in the world to come, we may see him as he is;
through the same Jesus Christ, or Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

 1st March
Ash Wednesday

O Lord,
grant that your faithful people
may enter this season of penitence with faithfulness,
and complete it with steadfast devotion;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

19th February 2017
Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

Hear the prayers of your people, O Lord:
that we, who are weighed down by our sins,
may be delivered for the glory of your Name;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
One God, world without end.

12th February 2017
Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Almighty God,
grant that with our minds set always
on your wisdom and love,
we may pursue both in word and deed
those things that are pleasing in your sight;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

5th February 2017
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
O Lord,
watch over your household with constant love;
that, supported by you alone,
we may always stand firm in your protection:
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you.
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

29th January 2017

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

O God,
Through our human frailty,
we cannot stand firm,                                                                                                         give us strength and protection,
that, with your help,
we may overcome all difficulties;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Sunday 22nd January 2017

Third Sunday after Epiphany

Almighty and eternal God, behold us in our weakness: and stretch out your hands to protect us;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Wednesday 25 January
The Conversion of Paul, Apostle

Almighty God,
who by the preaching of your blessed apostle Paul
caused the light of the gospel to shine among the nations:
grant that we, who celebrate his wonderful conversions,
may be united with him n bearing witness to your truth;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

 

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Sunday 15th January 2017

Second Sunday after Epiphany

Almighty and eternal God,
ruler of heaven and earth:
mercifully hear the prayers of your people,
and grant your peace to or times;
through us Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

Sunday 8th January 2017

First Sunday after Epiphany: the Baptism of the Lord

Eternal Father,
who at the baptism of Jesus revealed him to be your Son,
anointing him with the Holy Spirit:
grant that we, being born again,
and made your children by adoption and grace,
through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

 

 

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1st January 2017
The Naming of Jesus
Eternal Father,
Who gave to your incarnate Son the holy name of Jesus
To be the siege of our salvation: place in every heart, we pray, the love of him who is the Lord of every year and Saviour of the world; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, in time and for eternity.

6th January The Epiphany
O God,
Who, by the guidance of a star, revealed your only-begotten Son to the nations: Grant that we, who know you now by faith, may at the last be led to see your glory face to face; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

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Week of Christmas 25th December 2016

O God
You have made this most holy night grow radiant with the brilliance of the true Light grant that, as we have known the mystery of that Light on earth, so we may delight in him in heaven; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,one God, world without end.

26th December Stephen, Deacon and Martyr

Grant, O Lord, that we may learn to love our enemies by the example of your martyr, Saint Stephen, who prayed to you for his persecutors; for you live and reign with the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit one God, world without end.

27th December
John, Apostle and Evangelist

Merciful Lord shed upon your people the bright beams of your light that enlightened by the teaching of Saint John, your apostle and evangelist, we may live in the light of your truth, and come at length to the fullness of eternal life; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

 

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Sunday 11th December 2016-3rd Sunday of Advent

Stir up our prayers, Lord, and hear us: that they who are sorrowful and suffering may rejoice at the Advent of your only-begotten Son; who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

 

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Sunday 4th December 2016 – 2nd Sunday of Advent

Stir up our hearts, Lord, to prepare the way of your only-begotten Son: that, in his coming,we might serve you with our hearts made pure; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,one God, world without end.

Thursday 8th December – The conception of Mary, Mother of the Lord

Almighty God, who looked with favour on your servant Mary and called her to be the mother of your Son: grant us, we pray, the humility which found favour in your sight; that we, with her may proclaim the greatness of your name, and find the mercy shown to those who stand in awe of you; trough Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

 

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27th November 2016 – First Sunday in Advent

Stir up your power, Lord and come: that, with you as our protector, we may be rescued from our sins; and with you as our deliverer, we may be set free; for you live and reign with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

30th November Andrew, Apostle, Patron of Scotland

Almighty God, who gave such grace to your apostle Andrew that he readily obeyed the call of your Son, Jesus Christ: give us, who are called by your holy Word, the grace to follow him without delay, and to be messengers of the good news of our kingdom; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God,world without end.