PRAYERS THIS WEEK


P: United in faith, let us bring before the Lord our needs and wants, trusting in His mercy and compassion. Our response will be: MAY YOUR WILL BE DONE

L: Let us pray for all who preach the Gospel in the Church.

P: : Father in heaven, hear our prayers for Your Holy Catholic Church. Watch over the Pope, our Bishop and all Priests and Deacons. Grant them strength and vigor, as Fishers of men to proclaim the truth of Your Gospel. Father Trusting in Your love we pray:

MAY YOUR WILL BE DONE

 

L: Let us pray for those in public office.

P: Grant wisdom to the President of the United States and all of our elected leaders, especially our newly installed Governor. Give them wisdom and will to overturn unjust laws, and seek to be obedient to Your Divine Law, so that true and lasting peace may descend upon a people pleasing in Your sight. Father trusting in Your love:

MAY YOUR WILL BE DONE

 

 

L: Let us pray for vocations to the Priestly and religious life.

P: Inspire our young people with the vision of Your truth. In a world of materialism and greed, grant that many young men from this parish may respond to Your call to priestly life. Grant grace also that many young woman and men dedicate their lives to You through the religious life. Father trusting in Your love we pray:

MAY YOUR WILL BE DONE

 

 

L: Let us pray for all who suffer in the world.

P: Grant that our efforts to share our time, talent and treasure may help to relieve the suffering of Your afflicted ones, and to strengthen the faith of our brothers and sisters around the world. Father trusting in Your love we pray:

MAY YOUR WILL BE DONE

 

 

L: Let us party for those who bear suffering in lives.

P: Comfort those who live in difficult situations. We pray for those who are physically, emotionally or verbally abused and for those who are neglected or unloved, and for all who cry to You, especially those persecuted for the faith of Christ. Father trusting in Your love we pray:

MAY YOUR WILL BE DONE

 

 

L: Let us pray for those who defend Human Life.

P: We give thanks for those who marched for life this week in our Nationís Capitol. May their courage and strength bear witness to the Gospel of Life. We pray that the crime of abortion, that cries out to Heaven may soon be removed from our land.  Father trusting in Your love we pray:

MAY YOUR WILL BE DONE

 

 

L: Let us commend to God the sick and suffering and all of the faithful departed.

P: Be near to all who sick in mind, body or spirit, grant them healing and peace. We pray also for the faithful departed. May they know the forgiveness of their sins and the joy and peace of paradise. Father trusting in Your love we pray:

MAY YOUR WILL BE DONE

 

 

P: Hear our prayers O Loving Father, and grant us grace to be fishers of men and so make you known and loved in the world. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN


 

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