Prayers of the faithful for Wednesday May 29th, 2024 – #7 OPTIONS

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Prayers of the faithful for Wednesday May 29th, 2024 – #7 OPTIONS

Here are 7 Different sets of prayers of the faithful specifically for Wednesday May 29th, 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 Wednesday May 29th, 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 one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church, that she may persevere in faith despite persecution and trials, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For nations torn by violence, injustice and oppression, that peace founded on the truth may take root and flourish, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those weighed down by sin, addiction or despair may experience the healing mercy of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For our families, that they may be schools of Christian discipleship through mutual love and forgiveness, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all gathered here, that the word of God may bear fruit in our lives, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That our beloved dead may share in the glory of Christ’s resurrection, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #2

  1. That the Church may be a voice for the voiceless and work untiringly for the protection of all human life, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For civic leaders and all in positions of authority, that they may have the humility to serve others, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those suffering from chronic illness, depression or loneliness may find strength in God’s abiding love, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those struggling to make ends meet and all the unemployed, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For this faith community, that we may drink deeply of the chalice of Christ’s self-giving love, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died may pass through the baptism of Christ’s death to eternal life, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #3

  1. For the Church, that she may be a beacon of Christ’s truth and a minister of reconciliation in a divided world, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. That government leaders may uphold religious freedom and the God-given dignity of every person, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For refugees and all displaced from their homes due to persecution, violence or disaster, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those facing difficult moral decisions, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. That our parish community may be faithful witnesses of the Lord’s self-giving service, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That our deceased relatives and friends may forever rejoice in the eternal kingdom of God, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #4

  1. For the Church, that we who have been ransomed by Christ’s precious blood may be united in brotherly love, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For all who hold authority over others, that they may lead with justice tempered by mercy, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those enslaved by addictions or prejudice, that they may experience the freedom promised them by God, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For all new parents and expectant mothers, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. That the seed of God’s living word may bear abundant fruit in the lives of our parish families, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died may find eternal rest in the abiding word of the Lord, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #5

  1. That the Church may be freed from complacency and renewed in fidelity to the Gospel of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For world leaders, that they may strive to protect the poor and promote the integral development of peoples, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That the Lord may grant healing to those struggling with mental illness, and strengthen their caregivers, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For all students, teachers and educational institutions, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our parish, that we may open our hearts to the word of God and allow it to transform our lives, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That our beloved dead may go forth to meet the Lord with lasting peace and joy, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #6

  1. For the Church, that she may be a sign of the unity for which Christ prayed, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For civil authorities, that they may put service to others before self-interest, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those afflicted by pain, disability or terminal illness may find comfort in Christ who gave his life for many, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For all mothers, grandmothers and godmothers, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. That the grace of this Eucharist may renew our parish family in living faith and ardent hope, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died may be awakened to eternal life in Christ Jesus, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

OPTION #7

  1. For the Church, that she may shine with holiness and fidelity to the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders of nations, that they may uphold religious freedom and the sanctity of all human life, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those held captive by hatred, bitterness or unforgiveness may experience the liberating power of Christ’s forgiveness, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those discerning a vocation to priesthood, consecrated life or Christian marriage, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For this parish community, that our celebration of the Eucharist may inspire us to live as Christ’s disciples of humble service, let us pray to the Lord.

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

II. That those who have died may share in the glory of the resurrection promised to the faithful, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

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