Prayers of the Faithful
Celebrant: Brothers and sisters, the promise of our Lord Jesus Christ was fulfilled by the coming of the Holy Spirit. On this special day in which we celebrate the birth of the Church, let us offer these prayers to the Lord:
L: We pray for the parishioners of our church, may we always listen to the Spirit of Truth and follow the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We pray to the Lord.
L. We pray for our parish church, so that more and more people will call it their spiritual home and experience the grace of God every day. We pray to the Lord.
L: We pray for the Church in China, may the apostolic faith spread among the Chinese people, may it bring them peace and hope, and may the faithful practice their faith in freedom. We pray to the Lord.
L: Today’s Mass is offered for the late relatives of Fan Yiping and Pan Bohao. May the Lord grant them eternal rest, may perpetual light shine upon them, and may they rest in peace. We pray to the Lord.
L: We pray for those whose names are in our Prayer List, especially Lin Liehuai, Liang Chenjing, Pan Bohao, Angela Griffin, Wang Dacheng, Long Guorui, Zhang Qiang and Xu Taicheng. We pray to the Lord.
L: We pray for your personal intentions. May the Lord hear the prayers of our hearts and bring us closer to God. We pray to the Lord.
Celebrant: Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love.
All: SEND FORTH YOUR SPIRIT AND THEY SHALL BE CREATED, AND YOU WILL RENEW THE FACE OF THE EARTH. AMEN.