Parish Resources – Lent 2021

    General Intercessions

    First Sunday of Lent — February 21, 2021
    That prayer, penance and alms giving will enable more men and women to follow the Holy Spirit as He leads them to discover their vocations in Christ, we pray to the Lord.

    Second Sunday of Lent – February 28, 2021
    For all our priests, who bring us to the mountain of Christ at every Mass and feed us with His transforming love in the sacraments, and for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life, we pray to the Lord.

    Third Sunday of Lent — March 7, 2021
    For those considering a call to the priesthood, the diaconate or consecrated life, that they will answer the call and proclaim Christ crucified, we pray to the Lord.

    Fourth Sunday of Lent – March 14, 2021
    Just a Jesus was the light that came into the world, we pray that we may have faithful priests. deacons and consecrated religious to guide. We pray that those who are being called by the Lord to serve as priests, deacons or consecrated religious will hear His call.

    Fifth Sunday of Lent – March 21, 2021
    For all those being called to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life, that they may deepen their faith in Christ who calls them to glorify God in a profoundly personal way through their vocations, we  pray to the Lord.

    Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion – March 28, 2021
    For the faithful response of all men and women called to follow Christ and His passion through a vocation to the priesthood, diaconate or consecrated life, we pray to the Lord.

    NEWSLETTER / SOCIAL MEDIA INSERTS

     

    First Sunday of Lent  – 21st Feb 2021
    “Jesus went into Galilee.  There he proclaimed the Good News from God” (Mk 1: 12)
    Is He asking you to follow Him by proclaiming the Good News to the people in your Diocese as a priest, a deacon or in the consecrated life?  Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Second Sunday of Lent 28th Feb 2021
    “With God on our side, who can be against us?” (Romans 8: 31)
    Is the Lord strengthening you to consider the grace of a vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life? Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Third Sunday of Lent  7th March 2021
    “We proclaim Christ crucified…the power and wisdom of God.” (1 Cor 1:22-25)
    Could Jesus be calling you to proclaim His life, death and resurrection, to bring faith, hope and meaning to life to others, as a priest or in the consecrated life? Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Fourth Sunday of Lent  14th March 2021
    “For God sent his Son into the world not to condemn the world, but so that through him the world might be saved.” (John 3: 17) Are you being invited to share the mission of Jesus as a priest or in the consecrated life? Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Fifth Sunday of Lent  21st March 2021
    “I am the resurrection and the life…whoever believes in Me will have eternal life.”
    Do you feel called to nourish others in their faith in Christ, as priest, deacon or in consecrated life?  The gift of a vocation is discerned through prayer and grace. Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

     

    Resources available in Microsoft Word to Download

    Prayer of the Faithful

    If you would like to download the vocation themed prayers of intercession for Lent in Microsoft Word Format: Click the following image:

    Prayer of the Faithful (Lent)

    Lent – Vocation Themed Intercessions

    Newsletter / Social Media Inserts

    If you would like to download the vocation themed inserts for the Sundays of Lent for your parish newwsletters or social media pages in Microsoft Word Format: Click the following image:

    Newsletter Inserts

    Lent – Newsletter Inserts