Celebrant: With sincere hearts, we present our needs and the needs of our brothers and sisters in Christ to our heavenly Father.
That the prayer and worship of the Church may inspire her members to live their faith more fully each day, we pray to the Lord.
That the pope, bishops, priests and religious may be encouraged by the Spirit as they teach all people around the world the Good News, we pray to the Lord.
That Christians everywhere will embrace their call to seek greater justice in our world, where the life, dignity and rights of the born and unborn are respected and defended, we pray to the Lord.
For attorneys, judges, and all who work in our courts, that they may grow in wisdom and in their commitment to justice tempered with mercy, we pray to the Lord…
That those who have died believing in Christ may enjoy the glory of the heavenly kingdom, we pray to the Lord.
Celebrant: God of mercy, you know all our needs and you sustain us in your service. We thank you for your faithfulness and love, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.