PRAYERS THIS WEEK
P..: Let us offer our prayers to Almighty God.
Father, we pray for your holy Catholic Church scattered throughout the earth;
R: That we may all be one in Truth and charity.
Grant that all the children of the Church may faithfully keep your commands and with humble and sincere heart serve you by their words and deeds;
R: That your Name may be glorified throughout the earth.
We pray for our Holy Father the Pope, our Bishop, for all Priests, and Deacons;
R: That they may be faithful ministers of your Word and Sacraments.
We pray for all who govern and hold authority in the nations of the world, especially our own country;
R: That they may work to establish peace and order.
Give us grace to do your holy will in all that we undertake;
R: That our good works may be pleasing in your sight.
Have compassion on all those who suffer from any sickness, grief or trouble;
R: That they may be delivered from their distress.
Give to all the faithful departed eternal rest;
R: And let light perpetual shine upon them.
We praise you for the Blessed Virgin Mary, and for all your Saints who have entered into your eternal joy;
R: By their prayers may we also come to share in your heavenly kingdom.
P..: Accept these our prayer O God, through your Son Jesus Christ our Lord.R: AMEN