Prayers of the faithful for Israel – # 9 OPTIONS

Prayers of the faithful for Israel
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Prayers of the faithful for Israel – # 9 OPTIONS

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

The sets of intentions in this post contain two optional intentions, labeled I and II. Intention I addresses a local, topical need for the living, while Intention II is for the deceased, with an option to add names if customary.

OPTION #1

  1. For the holy Catholic Church, that she may continue to be a faithful witness to the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For civil authorities, that they may govern with justice and wisdom, promoting peace, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians, that all people in the region may overcome hatred and violence through dialogue and mutual understanding, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those suffering from poverty, oppression or persecution, that they may find relief and have their dignity upheld, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the kingdom of eternal life, especially N.

OPTION #2

  1. For the Church, that she may tirelessly work for unity and reconciliation among all peoples, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For world leaders, that they may uphold human rights and the common good above partisan interests, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That the long-standing conflict in Israel and the Palestinian territories may be resolved through committed non-violence and a spirit of compromise from all sides, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For refugees and displaced persons, that they may find safety, shelter and a chance to rebuild their lives, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the heavenly Kingdom, especially N.

OPTION #3

  1. For the Church, that it may continue to be a beacon of hope and unity, guiding all its members towards a deeper faith and understanding of God’s love, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For the leaders and citizens of Israel, that they may work towards lasting peace and justice, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those suffering from conflict and violence, that they may find solace and support through the love and actions of the Christian community, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For the families in our community, that they may be strengthened in faith and filled with God’s grace, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For efforts to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding, that these initiatives may lead to greater harmony and respect among different religious communities, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the kingdom of eternal life, especially N.

OPTION #4

  1. That the holy Catholic Church may be united in fidelity to the Pope and Bishops, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For government and leaders, that they may govern with wisdom and justice, promoting the common good and safeguarding the dignity of all people, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For peace and reconciliation in Israel, that all inhabitants may live in harmony and mutual respect, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those who are marginalized and oppressed, that they may experience God’s love through our actions and prayers, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For Christian communities, that they may be strengthened in faith and witness to the love of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the kingdom of eternal life, especially N.

OPTION #5

  1. For the Church in her universal ministry of mercy and forgiveness, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For civil authorities, that they may seek peace and justice, ensuring the rights and dignity of all individuals, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For peace in Israel, that all conflicts may be resolved through dialogue and mutual understanding, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those burdened by any kind of difficulty, that they may find relief and hope through our efforts and God’s grace, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For the protection of human rights, that every person may be treated with dignity and respect, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the company of the Saints, especially N.

OPTION #6

  1. For the Church under persecution, that the faith and sacraments may hold the people together, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For all government leaders, that they may be inspired to foster peace and understanding among all communities, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who are suffering from violence and conflict, that they may find healing and reconciliation, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For peace in Israel, that all inhabitants may live in harmony and mutual respect, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For the initiatives aimed at promoting social justice and equality, that they may bear fruit and bring about positive change, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the kingdom of eternal life, especially N.

OPTION #7

  1. That Christ, obedient to his Father, may guide all members of the Church to trust in God’s promises, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. That civil authorities may enact laws and policies that reflect God’s justice and compassion, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who are in need and distress, that they may receive the assistance and comfort they need, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For peace in Israel, that all conflicts may be resolved through dialogue and mutual understanding, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. That educational institutions may foster a culture of peace and respect among the youth, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the kingdom of eternal life, especially N.

OPTION #8

  1. For the Church, that it may be a beacon of hope and unity, reflecting the teachings of Christ to the world, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders and citizens, that they may work towards lasting peace and justice, fostering mutual respect and cooperation among all people, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those suffering from conflict and violence, that they may find solace and support through the love and actions of the Christian community, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For peace in Israel, that all inhabitants may live in harmony and mutual respect, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. That our families may be strengthened in faith and filled with God’s grace, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the kingdom of eternal life, especially N.

OPTION #9

  1. That the holy Catholic Church may be united in fidelity to the Pope and Bishops, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For all government and leaders, that they may govern with wisdom and justice, promoting the common good and safeguarding the dignity of all people, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For peace in Israel, that all inhabitants may live in harmony and mutual respect, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those who are marginalized and oppressed, that they may experience God’s love through our actions and prayers, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all Christian communities, that they may be strengthened in faith and witness to the love of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, etc., special projects or events.)

II: That our departed brothers and sisters may be welcomed into the kingdom of eternal life, especially N.

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