December 25 The Nativity of the Lord

December 25 The Nativity of the Lord
 

+ For the Holy Father and the bishops who assist him:  that their lives, teaching, preaching, and pastoral care will proclaim the saving event of the Incarnation to everyone throughout the world.   
Son of God who comes to us, we pray.

 

+ For families: that the powerful graces of this Christmas will draw family members together in fresh expressions of love and belonging that will last for a lifetime. 
Son of God who comes to us, we pray.

 

+ For all those who have consecrated their lives to Christ, who ponder in their hearts the promises of the Lord:  may they radiate with joy as we join them in glorifying your Holy Name. 
Son of God who comes to us, we pray.
 

+ May you, the Prince of Peace, bring peace to our world. 
Son of God who comes to us, we pray.
 

+ With your help, may the promise of your presence with us be in all that we do, and may we continue to find joy in the hope that comes with this Holy Season.
Son of God who comes to us, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick and for those who have died.  
Son of God who comes to us, we pray.

 

+ In thankfulness for all that is written in our new Parish Book of Thanksgiving.  We pray also for the intentions written in the Parish Book of Intercessions and those we hold in the silence of our hearts. 
Son of God who comes to us, we pray.