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 24th – Sunday June 30th), 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 24 – 30)

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 24th

  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. For all called to prophetic ministry, that they may faithfully proclaim the word of God without fear, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our community, that we may support one another in times of struggle, 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 under persecution, that the faith and sacraments may hold the people together, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders of nations, that they may govern with wisdom and compassion, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That those struggling with faith or adversity may find renewed hope in Christ, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For all called to prophetic ministry, that the Lord’s words may be proclaimed faithfully, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our local community, that we may support one another through prayer and 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 our departed brothers and sisters, especially N., may enter into the eternal joy of the kingdom of heaven, let us pray to the Lord.

TUESDAY – June 25th

  1. For the one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church, that she may faithfully bring forth Jesus Christ in our world, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders of nations, that they may govern with wisdom, protecting human dignity for all, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That the law of God’s love may be written on our hearts, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For all Bible scholars and teachers of the faith, that God’s word may be explained with accuracy and zeal, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our parish community, that we may grow in devotion to Mary and her son, 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 in her mission of mercy and reconciliation, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders tasked with justice and diplomacy, that integrity and compassion may guide them, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That God’s word may touch hearts hardened by cares of the world, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For all involved in Bible translation and catechesis, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our local community, that we may deepen devotion to Mary and ponder God’s word, 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 26th

  1. For the Church, that she may proclaim the Gospel courageously to all nations, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders and authorities, that they may promote justice with wisdom and compassion, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For all suffering oppression from sin, illness or hardship, that Christ’s healing love may relieve them, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. That communities of faith may be drawn closer in understanding God’s will, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For eager learners of God’s word, that their zeal may bear fruit in 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 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 in her mission of truth and reconciliation, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For leaders and representatives of all peoples, that integrity and goodwill may guide them, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. That God’s healing grace may comfort the afflicted in body, mind or spirit, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For increased understanding between all religious communities, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For our local community, that we may grow in faith through study and 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 our departed brothers and sisters, especially N., may enter into the eternal joy of the kingdom of heaven, let us pray to the Lord.

THURSDAY – June 27th

  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 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 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 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 those suffering from depression or isolation, that God’s love may lift their spirits, 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 28th

  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. 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 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. That the Lord may grant eternal rest to those who have died, especially N., let us pray to the Lord.

SATURDAY – June 29th

  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 30th

  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. For our youth and young adults, let us pray to the Lord.

I. For those suffering from anxiety disorders, that God’s peace may relieve their fears, 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.

I. For those struggling with mental illness or anxiety, that care and compassion may support their healing, 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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