Prayers of the faithful for Thursday May 23rd, 2024 – #7 OPTIONS

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Prayers of the faithful for Thursday May 23rd, 2024 – #7 OPTIONS

Here are 7 Different sets of prayers of the faithful specifically for Thursday, May 23rd, 2024, and written following the instructions of the General instructions of the Roman Missal.

These prayers are crafted using words from the readings of today as well as the Gospel. 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 Thursday May 23rd, 2024

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 Church of God, that all believers may be united in faith and purpose, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For public authorities, that they may work tirelessly to promote justice and peace, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those burdened by poverty or hunger may find relief through our compassionate efforts, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That the families in our community may be strengthened by the word of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, parish project, events, etc., let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For all the members of our community who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the lord

OPTION #2

  1. For the holy Church, that she may be strengthened in her mission to proclaim the Gospel and serve those in need, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders of nations, that they may uphold the dignity of every human life, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those whose hands have caused others to sin may repent and walk in God’s ways, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That the Lord may open our eyes to the “little ones” who need our assistance, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. That our parish community may be zealous in living the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, parish project, events, etc., let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For all the members of our community who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the lord

OPTION #3

  1. For the Church, that all Christians may heed Christ’s call to unity, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For civil authorities, that they may serve their people with humility and integrity, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That we may respond generously to those who suffer from want or oppression, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For the families of our parish, that they may be blessed with the Lord’s peace, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, parish project, events, etc., let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For all the members of our community who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the lord

OPTION #4

  1. For the Church, that she may persevere in its mission to bring salvation to all, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For governments and civil institutions, that they may seek the common good, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That the Lord may open our eyes to the needs of those burdened by sin or affliction, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That the example of our parish community may inspire others to live the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, parish project, events, etc., let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For all the members of our community who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the lord

OPTION #5

  1. That the Church may be a voice for the voiceless and a refuge for the oppressed, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For civil leaders, that they may defend the rights of the poor and vulnerable, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those enslaved by greed or addiction may be freed by Christ’s healing love, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our local community, that we may build a society of justice, love and peace, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, parish project, events, etc., let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For all the members of our community who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the lord

OPTION #6

  1. For the Church, that it may persevere in faith despite persecution, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. That civil authorities may have the courage to confront injustice and oppression, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That the Lord may open our eyes to the “little ones” who need our care and protection, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our families and loved ones, that they may know the peace of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, parish project, events, etc., let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For all the members of our community who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the lord

OPTION #7

  1. For the holy Catholic Church, that all its members may remain steadfast in Christ’s teachings, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For civic leaders and those in authority, that they may govern with wisdom and compassion, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That we may be moved by the Holy Spirit to reach out to the poor, the imprisoned, and the marginalized, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For this faith community, that our witness may draw others to the hope found in the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, bereaved, parish project, events, etc., let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For all the members of our community who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the lord

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