Celebrant: God provides for the needs of his children. As people of faith, we present the needs of our Church and the world to our generous Father.
That the Church may always keep focused on Christ and on the mission to proclaim God's kingdom, we pray to the Lord.
That the leaders of the Church may make their decisions guided by the Holy Spirit and may bring us to a greater love for Jesus, we pray to the Lord.
That all citizens may exercise their duty to vote in places where there is an election this Tuesday, so as to advance the common good and the dignity of human life, we pray to the Lord.
For the grace to see and love each person as a neighbor like ourselves, including the unborn, the outcast, the burdensome, the stranger, and the criminal, we pray to the Lord.
That the families of our parish may be strengthened in their love for one another by the love and witness of our parish community, we pray to the Lord.
That the deceased members of our families may be welcomed into the presence of God's love for eternity, we pray to the Lord.
Celebrant: Lord God, hear these prayers which we bring to you from the depths of our hearts. Answer us, we pray, in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.