PRAYERS THIS WEEK


From the Byzantine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

 

With all our heart and with all our mind, let us pray to the Lord, saying Lord, have mercy.

 

For the peace from above, for the loving-kindness of God, and for the salvation of our souls, let us pray to the Lord. Lord, have mercy.

 

For the peace of the world, for the welfare of the Holy Church of God, and for the unity of all peoples, let us pray to the Lord. Lord, have mercy.

 

For our Pope, our Bishop, and for all the clergy and the entire people of God, let us pray to the Lord.  Lord, have mercy.

 


For our President, for the leaders of the nations, and for all in authority, let us pray to the Lord.  Lord, have mercy.

 


For this town, for every city and community, and for those who live in them, let us pray to the Lord.  Lord, have mercy.

 

For seasonable weather, and for an abundance of the fruits of the earth, let us pray to the Lord. Lord, have mercy.

 

For those who travel on land, on water, or in the air, for our military at home and abroad, let us pray to the Lord. Lord, have mercy.

 

For the poor and the oppressed, for the unemployed and the destitute, for prisoners and captives, and for all who remember and care for them, let us pray to the Lord. Lord, have mercy.

 

For the aged and infirm, for the widowed and orphans, and for the sick and the suffering, let us pray to the Lord. Lord, have mercy.

 

For all who have died in the hope of the resurrection, and for all the departed, let us pray to the Lord.  Lord, have mercy.

 

In the communion of the Blessed and ever Virgin Mary, St. Catherine and all the saints, let us commend ourselves, and one another, and all our life to the mercy of God, Through Jesus Christ our lord. Amen