Prayers of the Faithful for Anniversary Mass – #9 OPTIONS

Prayers of the Faithful for Anniversary Mass
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Prayers of the Faithful for Anniversary Mass – #9 OPTIONS

Here are 9 Different sets of prayers of the faithful specifically for Anniversary Mass, 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.

Wedding Anniversary Intentions

OPTION #1

  1. For (the married couple celebrating this anniversary), that they may renew their commitment to love and fidelity, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For their children and grandchildren, that they may find blessing through the example of their parents/grandparents, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For those preparing for marriage, that they may have wisdom to lay a strong foundation, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For all husbands and wives, that their love may reflect the unfailing love of God, let us pray to the Lord…

OPTION #2

  1. That this anniversary may be an occasion to give thanks for the gift of married love and family life, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For couples struggling in their marriages, that they may persevere through difficulties and have their love reborn, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For widows and widowers, that they may find consolation in cherishing the loving memories of their spouses, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For those called to the single life, that they may experience fulfillment through service and community, let us pray to the Lord…
  5. For our parish family, that our appreciation for the vocation of marriage may grow, let us pray to the Lord…

OPTION #3

  1. That the Church may uphold and support the sacred covenant of marriage and family life, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For couples renewing their vows on this anniversary, that their love for one another may be a sign of Christ’s love, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For those who experienced brokenness in marriage, that they find healing and the grace of forgiveness, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For grandparents and other relatives, that their loving presence may be treasured in our family circles, let us pray to the Lord…
  5. For married couples facing chronic illness or disability, that they may experience comfort and perseverance, let us pray to the Lord…

OPTION #4

  1. For (the anniversary couple), that their enduring love may be a testimony to the grace of the sacrament, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. That Jesus, who worked his first miracle at a wedding, may bless and strengthen all married couples, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For couples celebrating their first anniversary, that they may build their new family on the foundation of faith, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For those mourning the loss of a spouse, that they may be consoled in their grief and know Christ’s closeness, let us pray to the Lord…

Priestly/Religious Anniversary Intentions:

OPTION #1

  1. For the priest/religious celebrating this anniversary, that they may be renewed in joy and zeal for their vocation, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For an increase in vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life in the Church, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For priests who face loneliness or struggle with their commitments, that they may experience support, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For religious sisters, brothers and priests retired from active ministry, that they may be cherished, let us pray to the Lord…

OPTION #2

  1. In thanksgiving for those who have persevered faithfully in their vocations over many years, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For priests and religious in service to the Church around the world, that they may have fortitude, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For an outpouring of the Holy Spirit’s gifts on those in consecrated life, that they may witness boldly, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For parents whose support nurtures vocations to priesthood and religious life, let us pray to the Lord…

Parish/Diocese Anniversary Intentions:

OPTION #1

  1. For our parish/diocese celebrating this anniversary, that it may be renewed in missionary zeal, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For those who founded and built up this parish/diocese, that their sacrifices may continue bearing fruit, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For parishes facing diminishing resources or membership, that new life may come forth, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For an outpouring of generosity to support the ministries of this parish/diocese, let us pray to the Lord…
  5. For ecclesial movements enriching parish life, that they may cooperate harmoniously, let us pray to the Lord…

OPTION #2

  1. That the anniversary of this parish/diocese may inspire us to deeper communion and service, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For the poor and needy assisted by the ministries here, that they may experience Christ’s compassion, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For missionary disciples formed in this parish/diocese, that they may spread the Gospel boldly, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For growth in vocations from this parish/diocese to priesthood, religious and married life, let us pray to the Lord…

School/Institution Anniversary Intentions:

OPTION #1

  1. For this school/institution celebrating its anniversary, that its Catholic identity may be strengthened, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For teachers and staff who have served here, that their labors may bear lasting fruit in the lives of students, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For benefactors who have supported this school/institution, that they may be blessed for their generosity, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For graduates, that the formation received here may inspire them to lives of faith and service, let us pray to the Lord…
  5. For those currently studying here, that they may grow in wisdom, virtue and awareness of God’s call, let us pray to the Lord…

OPTION #2

  1. That this anniversary may renew appreciation for the vital mission of Catholic education/institutions, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For young people who face obstacles in accessing education, that opportunities may open for them, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. For parents making sacrifices to provide their children a Catholic education, that they may persevere, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For bishops who oversee Catholic schools/institutions, that they may uphold Church’s vision boldly, let us pray to the Lord…

Ordination/Dedication Anniversary Intentions:

OPTION #1

  1. On this anniversary of the ordination/dedication, that the ordained/dedicated may be renewed in zeal, let us pray to the Lord…
  2. For growth in wisdom and holiness of those who have received sacred ordination/dedication, let us pray to the Lord…
  3. That ordained ministers/dedicated places may inspire the faithful to greater service and faith, let us pray to the Lord…
  4. For bishops who confer sacred ordinations and dedicate churches/institutions, that they may shepherd wisely, let us pray to the Lord…
  5. For families who nurture vocations to holy orders and consecrated life, that they may be blessed, let us pray to the Lord…

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