The Prayer of the Faithful is a fundamental part of the liturgy and prompts reflection in parishioners in a unique and special way throughout the Church year. It offers the congregation an opportunity to respond to the Word of God by opening prayers for the salvation of all and to approach God as a community of the faithful.
In this invaluable collection, Fr Leslie McNamara has been guided by the General Instruction of the Roman Missal and offers readers a wide-ranging selection of intentions for use throughout the three-year cycle (A, B, C).
The wording of the prayers has been specially tailored to suit the particular celebration or Sunday in question, with intentions that respond in a thoughtful and nuanced fashion to the liturgical season, the lectionary readings and the challenges facing both the Church and society today.
This important work is offered as a resource for priests, leaders of prayer and all who inspire and engage our congregations in worship on Sundays and holy days throughout the year.
Author: Fr. Leslie McNamara.