THE EASTER CELEBRATION DURING COVID-19
CP 141 – Christ the Lord is risen again
Alleluia! Christ is risen.
He is risen indeed. Alleluia!
God of mission,
you raised Jesus Christ as the first born of the dead:
by your Holy Spirit, empower us to witness to him
so that those who have not yet seen
may come to believe in him who was and is
and is to come,
and who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever. Amen.
The Liturgy of the Word
Acts 2:14a, 22-32
1 Peter 1:3-9
Gradual – CP 159 – The strife is o’er
Prayer in the time COVID-19
AUTHOR OF LIFE
HEALER OF THE NATIONS
GRANT US COURAGE TO FACE OUR TRIAL
WISDOM TO FIND RELIEF
FAITH TO LIVE RESPONSIBLY
AND GRANT US YOUR SALVATION
FOR JESUS CHRIST SAKE
Lord Jesus Christ, you were handed over and crucified for our salvation. Bring to your inheritance all who died trusting in this hope. Grant life in your name. Amen.
Go now, glad and rejoicing,
for the risen Christ speaks peace over us.
and breathes his Spirit into us
go and declare that there is forgiveness in his name
And may God surround you with everlasting love.
May Christ Jesus raise you with him to life in glory.
And may the Holy Spirit anoint you with power to do good.
THE DISMISSAL OF THE COMMUNITY:
Go now to love and serve the Lord. Go in peace. Alleluia! Alleluia!
Amen. We go in the name of Christ. Alleluia! Alleluia!
CP 161 – This joyful Eastertide