Celebrant: We worship a God who hears our prayers. Let us then present to the Father all our needs with the greatest confidence.
That the Church will always reflect the generous love, mercy and compassion of Christ, we pray to the Lord.
For all grandparents, that they may experience the joy of family, the blessing of health, and the gift of gratitude, we pray to the Lord.
That as our nation recalls the attacks of September 11, we may renew our gratitude for the liberty we enjoy in America, under God, we pray to the Lord.
hat those who serve in ordained ministries in the Church may be living examples of Christ and inspire the faithful to transform the world, we pray to the Lord.
For the strength to deny ourselves and put others first, to welcome strangers, to visit prisoners, and to protect unborn children, we pray to the Lord.
That all who are sick and in distress may be comforted by those who care for them and encouraged by our prayers, we pray to the Lord.
That all who have died may rest in God's peace, and those who grieve for them may have consolation, we pray to the Lord.
Loving God, in your great mercy and goodness you provide for our spiritual and material needs. Grant the prayers we have offered you today, through Christ our Lord. Amen.