Prayers of the People for Sunday, 9 August

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Response to the prayers
Lord hear our prayer

Oh Bringer of Joy, you promise to be present to us always, in your word, in the sacrament , in each other and in the world. Teach us awareness of who we truly are……one with you and all others.
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Praying as One,
Lord hear our prayer

Divine Nurturer, we at the Resurrection along with the Parishes of Pouch Cove and Torbay pray for your body, the church, that it will be a faithful and steadfast sign of the love and trust between God and humanity.
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Praying as One,
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Great Awakener, we come in prayer for our troubled world, remembering the leader of every nation and asking that they will hear the cry to be just and caring stewards of of the world’s abundance so that need and poverty will be eliminated in our world. 
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Praying as One,
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Gentle Healer, we remember the sick and the poor and all who live in hope for relief from their troubles. We especially pray for those who offer support and love and material goods to their neighbors providing us with an example of your presence in our world. 
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Praying as One 
Lord hear our prayer