Celebrant: We are called to serve our brothers and sisters. Let us carry out our responsibilities as disciples and call on the name of the Lord on behalf of those in need.
That the Church may continue to preach the Gospel with vigor and call us to turn away from sin to a new life in God's love, we pray to the Lord.
That all missionaries may receive the strength they need from the Lord, and that all the faithful may be more aware of their own call to spread the gospel, we pray to the Lord.
That leaders of nations may seek the guidance of the Lord to enable them to better serve their people with integrity and justice, we pray to the Lord.
That Jesus, who sympathizes with our weakness, may grant forgiveness and healing to all who have committed the sin of abortion, we pray to the Lord.
That the victims of war, violence, poverty or injustice may be assisted and comforted by those who serve in the name of Jesus, we pray to the Lord.
That those who have died may experience the grace and mercy of Jesus and enter into eternal life with him, we pray to the Lord.
Celebrant: Lord God, hear our prayers for all those in need. We trust in your faithful love which is your gift to all, and ask you to hear and answer our prayers, through Christ our Lord.