Prayers of the faithful for Animals – #5 OPTIONS

Prayers of the Faithful for Animals
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Prayers of the faithful for Animals – #5 OPTIONS

Here are 5 Different sets of prayers of the faithful specifically for Animals, and written following the instructions of the General instructions of the Roman Missal.

Thanks to the varied option, all conceivable circumstances are accounted for. Also, you can convert this into a pdf with the click of a single button, hopefully this saves you some time today to prepare for other aspects of the Mass.

OPTION #1

  1. For all creatures great and small, that we may respect and care for them as part of God’s wondrous creation, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For endangered species facing extinction, that we may protect their habitats and ensure their survival, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For domestic animals who provide companionship, that we may treat them with kindness and compassion, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For animals used in scientific research, that ethical guidelines may safeguard their welfare, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #2

  1. For the well-being of all animals in the wild, that they may roam freely and flourish in their natural environments, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For farm animals, that they may be raised and treated humanely, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For pets who bring joy to our homes, that we may responsibly care for their needs, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For animals facing cruelty or neglect, that we may be moved to protect the defenseless, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For veterinarians and animal welfare advocates, that their work may alleviate suffering, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #3

  1. That we may recognize the beauty and diversity of the animal kingdom as a reflection of the Creator’s artistry, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For animals displaced by natural disasters or human activity, that they may find safe haven, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For creatures in captivity, that they may be treated with dignity and their habitats enriched, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For beasts of burden, that we may ease their labor and honor their service, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #4

  1. That the cry of animals in pain may awaken our compassion and move us to action, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. That we may resist the callousness which permits cruelty towards animals for sport or entertainment, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For the preservation of biodiversity, that we may protect the delicate web of life, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For hunters and anglers, that they may pursue their sport with reverence for life, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For zoos and aquariums, that they may prioritize education and conservation, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #5

  1. That we may walk gently upon this earth, mindful of all God’s creatures with whom we share our home, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For creatures facing extinction at the hands of humanity’s greed and negligence, that we may repent and safeguard their future, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For all animals blessed to serve humanity through work, entertainment, or sustenance, that we may honor their sacrifice, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For the moral vision to extend ethical considerations to the animal world, let us pray to the Lord.

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