Almighty and loving God, you loved this world so much that you gave your only Son, Jesus to be our Saviour. may they be given the grace not to be afraid, and so, being full of inner confidence, may they proclaim the saving power of the gospel, which overcomes all difficulties. “And while he was praying the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white.” (Luke 9.29). August 06, 2020 (Readings on USCCB website) . He took them up a high mountain and was transfigured before them. Deacon/Lector: That the Holy Spirit may continue to guide the Church in truth, and her light may shine The Feast of the Transfiguration (August 6th) The Priest introduces the prayers: Today we reflect on the glory of the transfiguration. Mary shared her Son's sorrows. General Intercessions for the Transfiguration, Cycle B Celebrant: We long for a world transfigured by the life and love of God.Therefore we bring him our needs and the needs of the world. Help them and us to know that you are with us when we descend from the mountain top and that although your presence may be hidden from us you are still there with the power to bring comfort and healing of body, mind and spirit. Here you will find the Prayers of the Faithful (also called Bidding Prayers or Intercessions) for Sundays and Holy Days as used at St Mary & St Thomas More, Cannock since 1st April 2016 and previously at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. The transfiguration is recorded in the Christian gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Prayers of the People: Sunday of the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1-8, Mark 9:2-9, Luke 9:28-36) Transfiguration of Jesus (Feast) The transfiguration of Jesus occurred when He took three of his Apostles, Peter, James and John, to a mountaintop to pray. Intercessions for Feast of the Transfiguration ... hear our prayer. MASS READINGS. Keep them in safety and be a strengthening presence in those families where the holidays bring difficulties in coping and put additional strain on relationships. Amen. We pray for the young people of our community who are on holiday from school or college. We pray for all those who are involved in the administration of justice. Bring rest and refreshment when we’re exhausted; hope and faith when we’re despondent and doubt you; and the assurance of your love and forgiveness when we’re overwhelmed by our own weaknesses and failures. It is an event when Jesus showed his divine glory to Peter, James, and John atop a mountain, traditionally identified as Mount Tabor. It is an event when Jesus showed his divine glory to Peter, James, and John atop a mountain, traditionally identified as Mount Tabor. that the healing love of Christ may shine upon them. In a moment of silent prayer we give thanks for your compassion and bring to you the needs of those who are in our thoughts and hearts today. Bathed in that glory, let us pray to God our Father for the needs of the Church and of the world. Father, on the mount of the transfiguration you glorified your Son, Jesus. Each week, Priests for Life provides an email service to clergy (subscribe at firstname.lastname@example.org) containing three elements: General Intercessions, A one-paragraph bulletin insert, Suggestions for drawing pro-life themes out of the Sunday readings for the homily. He emptied himself of glory and became your suffering servant, living a human life, despised and rejected and tortured to death on a cross. Help us to deepen our knowledge of the Law and… In your prayer today, try to rid yourself of thoughts of what you should be doing for God and simply enjoy his presence and peace. As we rejoice in the fellowship of those who now see the fullness of your glory, be with us in our journey and transform our lives with the promise that you will grant us, with them, a share in your eternal kingdom. As he prayed, his face was transformed and his clothes became a brilliant white, and the prophets Moses and Elijah appeared to Him. Let us pray with confidence to the Lord of glory: R. In your light, may we see light. Church Prayers and Intercessions for Transfiguration. Deacon/Lector: That the Holy Spirit may continue to guide the Church in truth, and her light may shine Lord Jesus, we give you thanks and praise because the greatness, the power, the glory, the splendour and the majesty belong to you and you reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, One God for ever and ever. We pray with her as we say: Hail Mary …. Bless us in our humanity, with an awareness of Your presence, leading us to share in Your divine life even in our daily struggle. At the Transfiguration, Father, You showed Jesus in glory, a glimpse of what His disciples would see in His risen life. We pray with her as we say: Father, on the mount of the transfiguration you glorified your Son, Jesus. General Intercessions for the Transfiguration, Cycle B Celebrant: We long for a world transfigured by the life and love of God.Therefore we bring him our needs and the needs of the world. Prayer for the Feast of the Transfiguration For August 6th or any occasion. We pray for all who walk in the darkness of crime whether as perpetrators or as victims living in the shadow of the wrong done to them. hear our prayer, “Suddenly they saw Moses and Elijah, talking to him.” (Luke 9.30). In all our conversations help us to listen carefully not only to what others are saying but also to what you are saying in each encounter. Lord Jesus, as we go about our daily routines this week help us to see your glory in the people we work with, our neighbours and friends and in those we fear or find hard to get on with. Inspire your church today with a renewed vision of your glory so that we and all your people may walk as children of light and, by your grace, reveal your presence in the world. Prayer for the Feast of the Transfiguration. Give wisdom to all those who are in authority over others especially members of the police force, those who sit in judgment, prison and probation officers and those who support the victims of crime. Prayer of Intercession: Transfiguration Here’s a prayer of intercession based on the scripture texts for February 19 (Transfiguration Sunday). Lord Jesus, as we pray to you this morning help us to know the glory of your presence among us and to see more clearly the beauty of your holiness. The feast we celebrate today is a commemoration of the fact that Jesus literally revealed His glory to three of the Apostles.