Prayers of the faithful for Consecrated Life – #7 OPTIONS

Prayers of the faithful for Consecrated Life
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Prayers of the faithful for Consecrated Life – #7 OPTIONS

Here are 7 Different sets of prayers of the faithful specifically for Consecrated Life, 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 the holy Church of God, that she may be renewed in the spirit of the evangelical counsels, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For all men and women in consecrated life, that they may be faithful witnesses to Christ’s poverty, chastity, and obedience, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those discerning a religious vocation, that the Lord may grant them wisdom and courage to follow His call, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For parents and families, that they may nurture and support vocations to the consecrated life, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our parish community, that we may cherish and uphold the gift of consecrated life in the Church, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #2

  1. For the Church, that she may draw ever closer to Christ through the witness of consecrated persons, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For religious orders and communities, that the Holy Spirit may continually renew their fervor and commitment, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those in cloistered monasteries, that their hidden lives of prayer may obtain graces for the world, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For consecrated virgins, that their spousal love for Christ may inspire others to spiritual fruitfulness, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our local community, that we may esteem and support the consecrated life as a precious treasure, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #3

  1. For the Church, that the radical way of life proposed by the evangelical counsels may flourish within her, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For members of secular institutes, that they may be leaven for the Kingdom of God in the world, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For hermits dedicated to prayer and penance, that the Lord may sustain their vocation of solitude, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For the laity, that they may discover the universal call to holiness and live the spirit of the evangelical counsels, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our parish family, that we may foster vocations to the consecrated life through our prayers and encouragement, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #4

  1. For the Church, that she may always cherish the gift of consecrated life as a sign of the Kingdom, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For religious brothers and sisters, that their lives of service, prayer, and self-giving may bear abundant fruit, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For consecrated persons in apostolic ministries, that they may be authentic witnesses to the joy of the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those who have left the consecrated life, that they may find peace and renewed purpose, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our community, that we may support and reverence those who have embraced the consecrated life, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #5

  1. For the Church, that the spirit of the beatitudes may flourish within her through the witness of consecrated persons, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For religious priests and deacons, that their lives of sacrifice and prayer may sanctify the people they serve, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For consecrated persons living with illness or diminished faculties, that they may experience the tender care of the Lord, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For young people, that they may be open to the call of radical discipleship in the consecrated life, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our local Church, that we may honor and support consecrated life as a gift from God, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #6

  1. For the Church, that she may be continually sanctified by the holiness of those in the consecrated life, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For missionaries from religious orders and institutes, that their zeal may enkindle faith across the globe, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who minister to consecrated persons, that they may be instruments of God’s care and providence, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For families who have given children to the consecrated life, that they may rejoice in this spiritual fruitfulness, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our parish community, that our love and reverence for the consecrated life may inspire future vocations, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #7

  1. For the Church, that the witness of consecrated persons may draw all people to the love of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For contemplative religious orders, that their lives of prayer may obtain abundant graces for the Church, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For consecrated persons facing persecution, that their courage and fidelity may be a light in the darkness, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For priests and religious in formation, that they may be formed in holiness and zeal for the Kingdom, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our local Church, that we may foster a culture that nurtures and celebrates vocations to the consecrated life, let us pray to the Lord.

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