Prayers of the Faithful for Ordinary time 2 – 7 OPTIONS

Prayers of the Faithful for Ordinary time 2
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Seminarian Giuseppe here! I have taken my time to write 7 prayers of the faithful for Ordinary Time. I hope this saves you some time. I did this many so there can be something that perfectly resonates with you. I should also let you know that these prayers of the faithful were crafted following the instructions of the General Instructions of the Roman Missal. Check out how we write our prayers of the Faithful here!

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Prayers of the Faithful for Ordinary time 2

OPTION #1

  1. Lector: “For the Church throughout the world: that it may uphold the dignity of every human life from conception to natural death. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  2. Lector: “For national and local leaders: that God may inspire them to enact policies that promote justice and peace. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  3. Lector: “For communities affected by natural disasters: that they may experience God’s comfort and receive the aid they need for rebuilding. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  4. Lector: “For our parish: that we may be a community of hospitality and joy, welcoming all who seek God’s presence. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  5. Lector: “For the sick and suffering in our community: that they may know Christ’s healing and peace. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  6. Lector: “For all who have died, especially those who have no one to pray for them: that they may be welcomed into eternal life. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”

OPTION #2

  1. Lector: “For the universal Church: that we may be a light in the darkness, spreading the Gospel with zeal and courage. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  2. Lector: “For all those who govern: that the Holy Spirit may guide them towards sustainable and fair management of resources. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  3. Lector: “For victims of violence and injustice: that they find hope and healing through our actions and God’s grace. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  4. Lector: “For the elderly and isolated: that we may be inspired to reach out with love and support. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  5. Lector: “For young people in our community: that they may grow in faith and be examples of Christian living. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  6. Lector: “For the repose of the souls of the faithful departed: that they may enjoy the vision of God with the saints in heaven. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”

OPTION #3

  1. Lector: “For the Church’s mission in the world: that we may actively work to bring about reconciliation in places of conflict. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  2. Lector: “For the protection of our planet: that our use of its resources will be guided by wisdom and respect. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  3. Lector: “For those who suffer from addiction: that they may find strength and support for their journey toward recovery. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  4. Lector: “For our parish initiatives: that our efforts to foster community and faith may bear fruit abundantly. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  5. Lector: “For educators and students: that this academic year may be filled with fruitful learning and mutual respect. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  6. Lector: “For all who have passed away, especially those recently departed from our parish family: that they may rest in peace. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”

OPTION #4

  1. Lector: “For the Church: that it may be a sign of hope and unity in a divided world. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  2. Lector: “For peace among nations: that God’s spirit of peace may permeate the hearts of all people. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  3. Lector: “For those struggling with mental health issues: that they may receive the care they need and the compassion they deserve. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  4. Lector: “For our community: that we may be a source of strength and comfort to each other. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  5. Lector: “For the marginalized in our society: that they may be uplifted and supported by our actions and prayers. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  6. Lector: “For all who have died, particularly those forgotten or alone at their death: that they may find eternal rest in God. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”

OPTION #5

  1. Lector: “For the renewal of our parish life: that all members may find new enthusiasm for their faith and share it within the community. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  2. Lector: “For leaders around the world: that they make wise decisions that reflect the justice and mercy taught by Christ. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  3. Lector: “For the sick, especially those who feel abandoned: that they may experience the healing touch of God through our care. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  4. Lector: “For families experiencing discord: that the peace of Christ may heal and unify them. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  5. Lector: “For vocations to the priesthood and religious life: that many will answer the call to serve the Church in love and humility. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  6. Lector: “For all deceased members of our community: that they may be joyfully received into the heavenly banquet. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”

OPTION #6

  1. Lector: “For the universal Church: that it may courageously live out the commandments of love and mercy, witnessing to the truth of the Gospel. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  2. Lector: “For all who serve in public office: that their decisions and actions may reflect the common good and protect the rights of all, especially the most vulnerable. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  3. Lector: “For an end to all forms of discrimination and violence: that our society may cultivate respect, understanding, and peace among all people. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  4. Lector: “For those who labor in fields, factories, and all workplaces: that their work may be safe and their livelihoods sustainable. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  5. Lector: “For families that struggle with internal conflicts or external pressures: that they may find support and guidance to overcome challenges. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  6. Lector: “For all members of our parish who are considering a vocation to the priesthood, diaconate, or religious life: that they may be guided by the Holy Spirit in their discernment. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  7. Lector: “For the deceased members of our community and those who grieve their loss: that they may find comfort in the hope of the resurrection. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”

OPTION #7

  1. Lector: “For the Church around the world: that it may serve as a beacon of faith, hope, and love, drawing all people closer to Christ. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  2. Lector: “For nations experiencing political turmoil or social unrest: that leaders may seek reconciliation and justice, paving the way for peace and stability. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  3. Lector: “For those suffering from economic hardship: that they may find relief and support through the solidarity of their communities and the assistance of compassionate policies. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  4. Lector: “For our parish youth: that they may grow in their faith and be inspired to live out the Gospel values in their daily lives. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  5. Lector: “For all those burdened by illness or disability: that they may find healing and strength, and that their dignity is respected and upheld. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  6. Lector: “For our community’s efforts in outreach and evangelization: that our actions may bear fruit in bringing others closer to God. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”
  7. Lector: “For all the faithful departed, especially those from our parish and our families: that they may rest in the peace and joy of Christ’s eternal kingdom. Let us pray to the Lord.” All: “Lord, hear our prayer.”

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