Prayers of the faithful for Kindness – #7 OPTIONS

Prayers of the faithful for Kindness
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Prayers of the faithful for Kindness – #7 OPTIONS

Here are 7 Different sets of prayers of the faithful specifically for Kindness, 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.

Prayers of the faithful for Kindness

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 Church, the Body of Christ, that we may be ever more united in faith as we proclaim the Gospel to the world, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders of nations, that they may promote kindness and mutual understanding among diverse peoples, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That kindness may overcome prejudice, breaking down barriers that divide people based on race, religion or backgrounds, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For a spirit of kindness in our workplaces, schools and neighborhoods, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. That we may have the humility to see the face of Jesus in the poor, the sick, and those on the margins of society, responding with Christ-like kindness, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died, especially N., may behold the fullness of God’s infinite Glory and find eternal rest, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #2

  1. For the Church, that she may be strengthened in her mission to bring the light of Christ to the world, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. That kindness may overcome calumny, gossip, and verbal abuse, renewing respect for human dignity in our speech and interactions, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That we may be kind and welcoming to immigrants, refugees and travelers in our midst, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That medical professionals may treat every patient with skill, compassion and kindness, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For generous souls in our parish who reach out with kindness to the hungry and homeless, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died, especially N., may behold the fullness of God’s infinite Glory and find eternal rest, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #3

  1. For the Church, that through her acts of kindness she may be a source of hope for the world, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For our military personnel, that in their service they may be guided by kindness and courage, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That teachers may have the patience and kindness to nurture the minds of every student in their care, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For an end to bullying and cruel behavior among children and youth, and for kindness and respect, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For renewed kindness and charity towards the sick and dying in our community, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died, especially N., may behold the fullness of God’s infinite Glory and find eternal rest, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #4

  1. For the Church, that she may inspire acts of compassion and kindness in response to global suffering, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For international aid organizations working to relieve hunger, poverty and disease through works of kindness, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those who care for the developmentally disabled may have generous hearts filled with kindness, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For an end to violence, abuse and cruelty within families, replaced by kindness and mutual respect, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all who visit the sick, imprisoned or homebound, bringing them kindness and Christ’s love, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That the Son of Man may grant his salvation to those who have died, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #5

  1. For the Church, that she may be a beacon of kindness, leading all people to the love of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For businesses and corporations, that their pursuit of profits may be guided by kindness, fairness and ethical practices, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That we may respond with kindness when others wrong us or treat us unfairly, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those suffering from terminal illnesses, that they may find kindness, comfort and peace in their final days, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all children, that they may learn the value of kindness from caring parents, teachers and role models, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That the Son of Man may grant his salvation to those who have died, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #6

  1. For the Church’s Mission of Evangelization, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders of nations and communities, that they may promote policies and practices that reflect kindness and respect for all people, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For families, that they may nurture kindness and forgiveness within their homes, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those who feel neglected or forgotten, that they may encounter Christ through the kindness of others, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our sick, bereaved, and all facing hardship, that they may find solace and strength in the kindness extended to them, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died, especially N., may behold the fullness of God’s infinite Glory and find eternal rest, let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #7

  1. For the Church, that she may be a witness to the power of kindness and mercy in all her actions, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For world leaders, that their hearts may be moved to act with kindness and compassion towards all, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For communities, that they may support one another in kindness, especially during times of crisis, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For educators, that they may inspire kindness and respect among their students, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For those who are suffering, that they may receive the kindness and assistance they need to find relief, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died, especially N., may behold the fullness of God’s infinite Glory and find eternal rest, let us pray to the Lord.

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