SUGGESTED PRAYERS FOR THE UNIVERSAL PRAYER
Sunday commencing National Vocations Awareness Week – August 2 2020
Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time | Year A
Celebrant: The Lord gives us all we need, let us therefore turn confidently in prayer to Him.
- For our Holy Father – Pope Francis, our Bishops and all who lead us in faith; may they sustain us in fidelity to Christ and to the Church. Lord hear us
- For our priests, deacons and religious, especially those in our community; may our prayers and support sustain them in fidelity and courage. Lord hear us
- For those who suffer in our community from physical, emotional and spiritual pain, may Christ console and strengthen them. Lord hear us
- For all young people, may they put their trust in the things of God by responding to the call to a vocation to priesthood and consecrated life. Lord hear us
- For all families and for those preparing for marriage; may they be strengthened in fidelity and faith. Lord hear us
- For those suffering at this time from the effects of the global pandemic; may they continue to turn to God in their needs. Lord hear us
- For special needs, other intentions etc. Lord hear us
- For those you have died especially N…; may they experience the treasures of the kingdom of God. Lord hear us
Celebrant: Heavenly Father, your Son Jesus feeds us and gives us all we need. We make these prayers in His name, for He is Lord forever and ever. Amen.