PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL THIS WEEK – Monday to Sunday Complete

Prayers of the faithful for Today
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Here are prayers of the faithful for this week (Monday June 17th – Sunday June 23rd), and written following the instructions of the General instructions of the Roman Missal.

These prayers are crafted using words from the readings of each day 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 this week to prepare for other aspects of the Mass. Check out how we write our prayers here!

PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL THIS WEEK (June 17 – 23)

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.

MONDAY – June 17th

  1. For the holy Catholic Church, that she may continue to spread the Gospel message with courage and compassion, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For those discerning a vocation, that they may respond generously to God’s call, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For communities experiencing division, that the Holy Spirit may inspire reconciliation and unity, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those feeling rejected or unwelcome, that Christ’s message of inclusion and mercy may give them hope, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For travelers and all who are on a journey, that the Lord may guide and protect them, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention]), let us pray to the Lord.

II. That our departed brothers and sisters, especially N., may enter into the eternal joy of the kingdom of heaven, let us pray to the Lord.

Option #2:

  1. For the Church, that filled with the Holy Spirit she may continue Christ’s mission of proclaiming the Kingdom, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For those discerning a vocation, that they may have listening hearts to respond to God’s call, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For civic leaders, that they may promote the common good with integrity and compassion, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those who are persecuted for their faith, that Christ strengthen them to remain steadfast, let us pray to the Lord
  5. For all missionaries, that their work of evangelization may bear abundant fruit, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That those who have died, especially N., may see the face of God and dwell in the eternal light of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.

TUESDAY – June 18th

  1. For the Catholic Church, that she may continue her mission of bringing reconciliation to the world, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For government leaders, that guided by wisdom from above they may resolve conflicts through honesty and diplomacy, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For those in captivity, prison or human trafficking, that they may be freed and healed, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For families separated by conflict or violence, that they may be reunited in peace and security, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For charitable organizations helping refugees and migrants, that their invaluable aid may reach more people in need, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That those who have died, especially N., may see the face of God and dwell in the eternal light of Christ, let us pray to the Lord.

Option #2:

  1. For pastors and catechists, that guided by the Holy Spirit they may nourish God’s people with the word of truth and grace. let us pray to the Lord
  2. For civic leaders and diplomats, that wisdom and integrity may guide all negotiations for peace. let us pray to the Lord
  3. For those without homes or means of livelihood, that compassionate outreach may alleviate their sufferings. let us pray to the Lord
  4. For families disrupted by violence, oppression or poverty, that the Father’s love may restore them to community and prosperity let us pray to the Lord
  5. For charitable organizations, that divine providence provide for all their needs as they serve the needs of others. let us pray to the Lord

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That our departed brothers and sisters, especially N., may enter into the eternal joy of the kingdom of heaven, let us pray to the Lord.

WEDNESDAY – June 19th

  1. For the universal Church, that sustained by the Eucharist she may continue to nourish the world with the bread of life, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For families experiencing conflict or tension, that Christ’s call to love one another may unite their hearts, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For public officials responsible for oversight of food programs, that their efforts ensure all have access to adequate nutrition, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For farmers, laborers and volunteers who cultivate the crops that sustain life, that blessings crown their toils, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For communities suffering famine due to warfare or natural disaster, that emergency aid reach all without delay, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For our deceased relatives and friends, especially…, that they may share in the victory of Christ over death, let us pray to the Lord.

Option #2:

  1. For the Church, that as the Lord has fed us materially and spiritually, we may do the same for others. let us pray to the Lord
  2. For an end to greed and corruption in business, that fair wages and honest prices protect the livelihood of people everywhere. let us pray to the Lord
  3. For communities hit by natural disasters, that relief efforts minimize suffering and enable swift rebuilding of sustainable lives. let us pray to the Lord
  4. For farmers in less developed countries, that access to seeds, tools and markets alleviate poverty through self-sufficiency. let us pray to the Lord
  5. For aid agencies with limited funding, that compassion fill more hearts with generosity empowering abundant works of charity. let us pray to the Lord

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That those who have died, especially N., may obtain the inheritance prepared for them from the foundation of the world, let us pray to the Lord.

THURSDAY – June 20th

  1. For the Holy Church, that she continue to nourish God’s people with sound doctrine and the sacred mysteries, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders in governments and international bodies, that wisdom and integrity guide policies impacting migrants and refugees, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For communities torn by man-made or natural disasters, that rebuilding efforts restore livelihoods and social cohesion, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For all undergoing persecution or unjust treatment because of their beliefs, that endurance of spirit see them through to hope, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For charitable groups assisting with emergency relief and long-term development, that divine providence multiply the fruits of their charity, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That our beloved dead, especially N., may be welcomed into the company of the saints, let us pray to the Lord.

Option #2:

  1. For Holy Mother Church, that she continue to nourish God’s people with sound doctrine and mercy. let us pray to the Lord
  2. For leaders and policymakers, that integrity and empathy guide aid efforts relieving suffering from disaster. let us pray to the Lord
  3. For those displaced from their homes, employment or communities, that welcome and new opportunities rebuild their lives. let us pray to the Lord
  4. For charitable groups assisting sufferers, that God multiply the fruits of compassion through their outreach. let us pray to the Lord
  5. For oppressed minorities facing persecution due to beliefs or identity, that courage of spirit see them through in hope. let us pray to the Lord

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That the Son of Man may grant his salvation to those who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the Lord.

FRIDAY – June 21st

  1. For the Church, that steadfast in her mission she may guide all to fruitful knowledge of God’s law through Jesus Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For governments drafting new policies and laws, that integrity, justice and counsel of wise advisors guide their work, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For communities rebuilding after disasters, that coordinated aid renews infrastructure without compromising livelihood or heritage, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For charitable groups providing relief, that God’s favor multiply the results of their compassionate service, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For the oppressed and displaced peoples, that welcome, resources and human dignity enable them to rebuild sustainable lives, let us pray to the Lord.

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For those who have died, that the Lord may raise them up and bring them home to his kingdom, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

Option #2:

  1. For Holy Church, that she may continue to nourish God’s people with sound doctrine and the breaking of the bread. let us pray to the Lord
  2. For leaders and advisors responsible for new policies and initiatives, that integrity and justice guide all their work. let us pray to the Lord
  3. For those still suffering loss from disasters, that resources rebuild their lives without compromising livelihoods. let us pray to the Lord
  4. For charity workers providing emergency relief, that their compassion empowers recovery and development. let us pray to the Lord
  5. For the sick and all who suffer the effects of poverty or conflict, that God’s healing touch relieve their afflictions. let us pray to the Lord

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. For the faithful departed, that having died with Christ they may live forever, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

SATURDAY – June 22nd

  1. For the Church, that she continue to offer healing, sacraments and spiritual formation to those who hunger and thirst for God. let us pray to the Lord
  2. For government officials responsible for health policies and initiatives, that their work promotes prevention and relieves suffering. let us pray to the Lord
  3. For all undergoing medical treatment or chronic illness, that compassionate care uphold their human dignity. let us pray to the Lord
  4. For families experiencing health issues or caring for sick loved ones, that divine support uphold their strength. let us pray to the Lord
  5. For communities and countries battling disease outbreaks or other public health crises, that medical resources and social support curb afflictions. let us pray to the Lord

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That the dead may be brought to the eternal rest promised to those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

Option #2:

  1. For Holy Church, that she continue nourishing God’s people with mercy, sacraments and instruction. let us pray to the Lord
  2. For civic officials overseeing healthcare, that strategies meet disparities with prevention of illness. let us pray to the Lord
  3. For individuals facing terminal diagnosis or caring for the chronically ill, that grace uplift and console them. let us pray to the Lord
  4. For communities battling outbreaks or public health crises, that resources curb contagions with spiritual and social support. let us pray to the Lord
  5. For agencies providing medical care or pastoral outreach, that wellbeing and resilience empower continued service. let us pray to the Lord

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That the Son of Man may grant his salvation to those who have died, especially N. Let us pray to the Lord.

SUNDAY – June 23rd

  1. For Holy Church, that filled with the spirit she continue nourishing God’s people with sound teaching and outreach. let us pray to the Lord
  2. For government and community leaders, that empathy for the marginalized guide initiatives addressing injustice and need. let us pray to the Lord
  3. For those in custody or detention, that compassion uphold dignity and human rights during legal processing. let us pray to the Lord
  4. For the isolated, vulnerable, and displaced, that welcome and outreach relieve sufferings of want or fear. let us pray to the Lord
  5. For charitable service groups assisting the afflicted, that divine providence multiply results of their efforts through many generous donors. let us pray to the Lord

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That the dead may be brought to the eternal rest promised to those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

Option #2:

  1. For Holy Church, that sustained by Word and Sacrament she nourish people in Gospel hope through all adversity. let us pray to the Lord
  2. For communities still rebuilding after crises or contending with new challenges, that solidarity and aid accelerate recovery. let us pray to the Lord
  3. For officials with oversight of disaster recovery programs, that fairness and transparency uphold all victims with dignity. let us pray to the Lord
  4. For migrants, refugees and the stateless, that welcome and protection liberate them from fear of persecution or violence. let us pray to the Lord
  5. For charity workers providing long-term aid, that spiritual and physical wellbeing sustain their care of society’s most vulnerable. let us pray to the Lord

I. (For our sick, parish projects, etc. [write your own intention], let us pray to the Lord.)

II. That the faithful departed may be received into the eternal dwelling of God’s love, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

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