Prayers of the Faithful for Pentecost Sunday – #7 OPTIONS (Vigil Mass & Mass during the Day)

Prayers of the Faithful for Pentecost Sunday
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Prayers of the Faithful for Pentecost Sunday – #7 OPTIONS (Vigil Mass & Mass during the Day)

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

OPTIONS #1

  1. For the Church, that the Holy Spirit may continue to guide and renew her in unity, truth, and love, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For world leaders and all in authority, that they may be inspired by the Spirit of wisdom to govern with justice and promote peace, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who do not yet know Christ, that the Spirit of truth may enlighten their minds and open their hearts to the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our local community, that the gifts of the Holy Spirit may bear abundant fruit in our lives and relationships, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For those who suffer from any affliction, whether physical, emotional, or spiritual, that the Spirit of comfort may bring them healing and strength, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For our families and loved ones, that the Spirit of love may draw us closer together and help us support one another, let us pray to the Lord.

B. For the souls of the departed, that they may find eternal rest in the life-giving Spirit, especially [names], let us pray to the Lord.

OPTIONS #2

  1. For the Pope, bishops, priests, and all ministers of the Church, that they may be filled with the Holy Spirit’s gifts of wisdom, understanding, and courage to proclaim the Gospel faithfully, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For all missionaries working to spread the faith, that the Holy Spirit may strengthen them and open the hearts of those they serve to receive the Good News, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who govern nations, that the Spirit of counsel may guide their decisions and actions toward building a more just and peaceful world, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For all who suffer persecution, oppression, or discrimination because of their faith, that the Spirit of fortitude may sustain them in their trials, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For parents, teachers, and all who shape the minds of the young, that the Spirit of knowledge may enlighten them to pass on the truths of our faith, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For our parish community, that the outpouring of the Holy Spirit may renew our zeal for living the Gospel and sharing its message with others, let us pray to the Lord.

B. For the souls of the faithful departed, that they may share in the fullness of the Spirit’s life, especially [names], let us pray to the Lord.

OPTIONS #3

  1. For the Church, that the fire of the Holy Spirit may purify and unite us as one body in Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For world leaders, that the Spirit of wisdom may guide them to seek the common good of all people, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who doubt or deny God’s existence, that the Spirit of understanding may open their hearts to the truth, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our local community, that we may be renewed by the Spirit’s gifts to live as faithful disciples, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For the sick, homebound, and all carrying heavy burdens, that the Spirit of healing may bring them comfort and peace, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For the souls of the faithful departed, that they may find eternal rest in the loving embrace of the Holy Spirit, especially [names], let us pray to the Lord.

OPTIONS #4

  1. For the Church, that the Holy Spirit may empower us to be bold witnesses to Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For all people of faith, that the Spirit may break down barriers of prejudice and foster mutual understanding, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who govern, that the Spirit of counsel may guide their leadership with wisdom and justice, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our parish family, that the Spirit may unite us more closely and inspire us to works of charity, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For those burdened by trials or difficulties, that the peace of the Spirit may console them, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For our deceased relatives and friends, that they may find eternal rest in the Lord’s heavenly kingdom, especially [names], let us pray to the Lord.

OPTIONS #5

  1. For the Church, that the Holy Spirit may renew her in holiness and zeal for the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For all missionaries, that the Spirit may make their labors fruitful in spreading God’s word, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For world leaders, that they be moved by the Spirit to protect human life and dignity, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our community, that the gifts of the Spirit may inspire us to welcome strangers and care for the poor, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For the sick, homebound, and caregivers, that the healing Spirit may be their source of hope, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For those who have died, that they may be granted eternal peace in the Spirit’s loving embrace, especially [names], let us pray to the Lord.

OPTIONS #6

  1. For the Church, that the outpouring of the Holy Spirit may continually renew her in faith, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For all people, that the Spirit may break down barriers of hatred, injustice, and oppression, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For our civil leaders, that the Spirit of wisdom may guide them in service to the common good, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our parish family, that the Spirit may inflame our hearts to live the Gospel more fully, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our sick, suffering, and those facing great trials, that the Spirit’s healing presence may uphold them, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For the faithful departed, that they may inherit the fullness of the Spirit’s eternal life, especially [names], let us pray to the Lord.

OPTIONS #7

  1. For the Church, that the Holy Spirit may continually guide her in preaching the Gospel to all nations, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For world leaders and all in authority, that the Spirit of counsel may enlighten them to promote peace, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who are spiritually lost or indifferent, that the Spirit of wisdom may lead them to Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our community, that the gifts of the Spirit may help us support one another in faith, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For the sick, the dying, and those who care for them, that the Spirit may grant them consolation, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For our beloved dead, that they may enjoy the glory of the Spirit’s eternal kingdom, especially [names], let us pray to the Lord.

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