Prayers of the Faithful – May 18, 2014

  1. For Holy Mother Church, that she may be an effective and tireless witness to the beauty that is the life of faith, let us pray to the Lord.
  2. For our political leaders, that a constant resolve to advance the good of all may guide them in their work, let us pray to the Lord.
  3. For the victims of the wildfires in California, and especially for the safety of the Prince of Peace Abbey, that they may be comforted in their suffering by Christ’s love and by the assistance of others, let us pray to the Lord.
  4. For an increase in participation in adoration at the St. John Paul the Great Perpetual Adoration Chapel, that many may be moved to prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, let us pray to the Lord.
  5. For vocations to marriage and for those who live within the Sacrament of Matrimony, and for the universal recognition that Christ is central to family and married life, let us pray to the Lord.
  6. For our service men and women in the armed forces, that all may return home soon and in safety, let us pray to the Lord.
  7. And for a respect for all human persons from conception until a natural death, and for an increased awareness of the dignity of the human person, created in the likeness and image of God, let us pray to the Lord.

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