For the Holy Father and all bishops, that through the intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes they may guide Christ’s Church with holy wisdom, let us pray to the Lord.
For our country, that our lives and our laws may always promote what is best for children and for families, let us pray to the Lord.
For the sojourner and stranger among us, that they may be met with hands and hearts open in friendship, let us pray to the Lord.
For an increase in vocations during the Year of Consecrated Life, that God will bless our families, bless our children, and choose from our homes those needed for His work, let us pray to the Lord.
For all those who put themselves in harm’s way to keep others safe, that God will watch over them and keep them safe from harm, let us pray to the Lord.
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.