Prayers of the faithful for School Mass – #6 OPTIONS

Prayers of the faithful for School Mass
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Prayers of the faithful for School Mass – #6 OPTIONS

Here are 6 Different sets of prayers of the faithful specifically for School Mass, 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 this school community, that through our pursuit of knowledge we may grow in wisdom and truth. Let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For those who guide us – teachers, administrators and staff – that they may have the virtues of patience and perseverance. Let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For students struggling with classes or facing other challenges, that the Holy Spirit may fill them with fortitude. Let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That our athletic programs may form us in teamwork, discipline and healthy competition for God’s glory. Let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our families who make many sacrifices to provide Catholic education, that their commitment may bear abundant fruit. Let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #2

  1. That this school may be a beacon sharing the light of Christ’s truth with the world around us. Let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For parents, that through word and example they may hand on the Catholic faith to their children. Let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who face bullying or ridicule for their beliefs, that they may experience Christ’s peace and remain firm in faith. Let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That our educational pursuits may be oriented towards respect for the dignity of every human person. Let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For students discerning their future vocations, that they may have open and generous hearts to God’s call. Let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #3

  1. For those who provide spiritual support – our chaplains, campus ministers, and volunteers – that they may renew the faith life of this community. Let us pray to the Lord.
  2. That our study of the arts and humanities may unveil the beauty and dignity with which the human person has been created. Let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For schools facing academic or financial challenges, that their needs may be met through hard work and cooperation. Let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That the learning and research conducted here may benefit all humanity and creation in an ethical manner. Let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For students who face family difficulties or unstable home environments, that they may find accompaniment and support. Let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #4

  1. For greater respect and appreciation for the vocation of teaching and the gift of Catholic education. Let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For those who face struggles due to poverty, discrimination or injustice, that our community may respond with compassion. Let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That the sciences explored in our curriculum may lead us to marvel at the beauty and order of God’s creation. Let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For young people experiencing doubt or a crisis of faith, that through caring mentors they may be renewed in hope. Let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all members of this school family, that we may be formed by faith and learning into servants of the Gospel. Let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #5

  1. That through our studies we may develop a thirst for justice, a passion for peace, and respect for human dignity. Let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For greater school-family-parish partnerships to support integral education in mind, body and spirit. Let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For all members of this school community, that by our pursuit of virtue we may give witness to the joy of following Christ. Let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For Catholic schools facing persecution or lack of religious freedom around the world. Let us pray to the Lord.
  5. That teachers, staff, and parents may have the wisdom to guide each student towards their full God-given potential. Let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #6

  1. For a renewed commitment to intellectual charity and vigorous dialogue in the pursuit of truth. Let us pray to the Lord.
  2. That the light of faith and the gifts of the Holy Spirit may guide our paths of learning and discovery. Let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those who suffer disabilities, discrimination or lack of access to educational opportunity. Let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That our athletic programs and extracurricular activities may form us in virtue, skill, and cooperation. Let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all who contribute to the mission of Catholic education – teachers, staffs, parents, volunteers and benefactors – that they may persevere with hope and joy. Let us pray to the Lord.

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