PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL THIS WEEK – Monday to Sunday Complete

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PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL THIS WEEK – Monday to Sunday Complete

Here are prayers of the faithful for this week (Monday June 10th – Sunday June 16th), 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 10-16)

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 10th

  1. For the Church, the body of Christ, that all her members may be renewed in the grace of their baptism to live as children of God, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For civic leaders and those in positions of authority, that they may govern with justice, integrity and a genuine concern for the common good, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For all those struggling with humility, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For families struggling with division or strife, that they may experience the Lord’s peace which surpasses understanding, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all of us struggling to live the beatitudes, that we may persist in seeking the face of God despite life’s trials, 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 holy Church of God, that all believers may be united in faith and witness to Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders committed to promoting human rights and human dignity, that they may be inspired by God’s wisdom, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those weighed down by grief, anxiety or oppression may find relief in and through Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That we may hunger and thirst for righteousness in our daily lives, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For all discerning a vocation, that they may have listening hearts attentive to the call of the Lord, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For our community, that we may be blessed with merciful hearts to welcome the stranger and extend love and compassion to all, 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 11th

  1. For the one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church, that she may faithfully proclaim the Good News to all nations, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders of nations, that they may work together to promote justice, human rights and the dignity of every person, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those afflicted by illness, loneliness or despair may find comfort and hope in Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For a spirit of reconciliation and peace to reign in our world, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For those who are unemployed or struggling financially, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For our parish community, that we may be generous in sharing the gifts we have received, 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 all Priests, Missionaries and all those chosen and sent out into the Lord’s Vineyard, that they may be welcomed, Let us Pray to the Lord.
  2. For government leaders, that they may safeguard the rights and dignity of all people, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That the sick may experience Christ’s healing touch through the compassionate care of others, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For those who have lost hope, that they may encounter the love of God who desires all to be saved, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For ourselves gathered here today, that we may heed Barnabas’ call to fidelity to God, 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.

    WEDNESDAY – June 12th

    1. For the Church, that it may faithfully witness to the Gospel of Christ. Let us pray to the Lord.
    2. For our leaders, that they may govern with a spirit of justice and compassion. Let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For those who suffer, that they may find healing and peace in the Lord. Let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For all people, that we may turn from false idols and recognize the Lord as our God. Let us pray to the Lord.
    5. For the salvation of the world, that we may be drawn closer to God’s love and grace. 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. That the Church may boldly proclaim the truth that the Lord alone is God, let us pray to the Lord.
    2. For heads of state and civil authorities, that they may govern with the wisdom that comes from fearing the Lord, let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For those suffering in body, mind, or spirit, that they may experience the healing power of God. Let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For all humanity, that we may turn away from false gods and recognize the Lord as our Savior. Let us pray to the Lord.
    5. That our parish community may be a light to the world, living the law of Christ written in our hearts, 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 13th

    1. For all missionaries away from home, that they may be welcomed and provided for, Let us pray to the Lord.
    2. That leaders of nations may protect human life and promote the dignity of every person, let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For those who are struggling with their faith, that they may find renewed strength and hope. Let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For those enslaved by addictions, abuse or human trafficking, that the grace of Christ may set them free, let us pray to the Lord.
    5. For our local community, that we may live out our faith in action. 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 an increase in vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life, let us pray to the Lord.
    2. For the leaders of nations, that they may work tirelessly for peace and justice. Let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For those burdened by hunger, homelessness or lack of medical care, that our efforts may relieve their suffering, let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For those who are suffering from loneliness or despair, Let us pray to the Lord.
    5. For our parish community, that we may respond generously to God’s call each and every day. 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 14th

    1. For the Church, the Body of Christ, that she may be a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God, let us pray to the Lord.
    2. That those in positions of authority may resist the winds of moral confusion and defend the truth about marriage and the family, let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For refugees, exiles and migrants, that they may find a welcoming place of peace and security, let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For those who struggle with addiction, that they may find freedom and peace, let us pray to the Lord.
    5. For the intentions we hold in the silence of our hearts, 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 the Church in her mission to proclaim the Gospel to all nations, let us pray to the Lord.
    2. For leaders of nations, that they may promote peace and justice, let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For those affected by economic hardship, that they may find support and hope, let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For those who struggle with temptation or addiction, that Christ may free them from disordered desires, let us pray to the Lord.
    5. For those who feel alone or abandoned, that they may experience God’s comforting presence, 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 15th

    1. That the Church may be faithful in its mission to proclaim the gospel of truth and life, let us pray to the Lord.
    2. For government authorities, that they may have the humility to listen to the voice of the poor and act with integrity, let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For all who suffer oppression, persecution or injustice, that their human dignity may be upheld and their rights protected, let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For our parish families, that they may be schools of faith, honesty and service, let us pray to the Lord.
    5. For our beloved sick and all who care for 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 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. That the Church may be a source of unity, honesty and reconciliation in a divided world, let us pray to the Lord.
    2. For civic and government leaders, that they may have integrity in their speech and truthfulness in their actions, let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For those who toil in harsh conditions or suffer injustice, that their labor may bear fruit and their rights be upheld, let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For families struggling to live according to gospel values and families that are yet to hear the Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.
    5. For the intentions we hold in our hearts, 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 Lord may grant eternal rest to those who have died, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

    SUNDAY – June 16th

    1. For the Church, that its witness of unity and love may draw all believers into communion with Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
    2. For governments and authorities, that they may promote policies that protect human life and dignity, let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For those enslaved by addictions, living in poverty or struggling with mental illness, let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For all those struggling with humility, and for all those who find it difficult to surrender to God’s will, Let us Pray to the Lord
    5. That we may welcome the Word of God as seeds planted in our souls and nurture them to bear spiritual fruit, let us pray to the Lord.
    6. For our youth and young adults, 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 souls of the faithful departed, that they may find eternal rest in God’s Kingdom, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

    Option #2:

    1. For the Church, that it may be a voice for the voiceless and guide all believers to walk by faith, let us pray to the Lord.
    2. For national and international leaders, that they may resolve conflicts through dialogue and safeguard human rights, let us pray to the Lord.
    3. For refugees, the homeless, and all who are displaced, that they may find welcome, shelter and compassion, let us pray to the Lord.
    4. For those who suffer persecution, violence, or discrimination, let us pray to the Lord.
    5. For those burdened by illness, loneliness, or lack of life’s necessities, let us pray to the Lord.
    6. That the Word of God may take root in our minds and hearts and produce an abundant harvest of good works, 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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