Nov 7, 2017

Intercessions for Remembrance Day

Here’s a litany of intercession for Remembrance Day from the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board website.

Remembrance Day Litany

The response to our petitions is, Jesus, Prince of Peace, hear our prayer.
For all who have served the cause of peace in our armed forces, we pray…
For all who have lost loved ones due to war, we pray…
For all who continue to suffer due to war, we pray…
For all who long for Your peace, we pray…
For all who dedicate their lives to Your peace, we pray…
For all who bring Your comfort to veterans and their families, we pray…
For all of us – called to be messengers of Your peace, we pray…

The response to our petitions is, Jesus, Hope of Humanity, hear our prayer.
For all who live in despair, we pray…
For all who seek healing of body, spirit and soul, we pray…
For all who live with great losses due to war, we pray…
For all who trust in Your promises, we pray…
For all who cling to Your words, we pray…
For all who minister to veterans and survivors with Your Gospel, we pray…
For all of us – called to be messengers of Your hope, we pray…

The response to our petitions is, Jesus, Restorer of Life, hear our prayer.
For all whose faith has been wounded by war and violence, we pray…
For all whose sense of purpose has suffered due to war and violence, we pray…
For all whose sense of self has been broken by war and violence, we pray…
For all whose journey remains incomplete without You, we pray…
For all who seek completeness in You, we pray…
For all who lead veterans and their communities to fullness of life in You, we pray…
For all of us – called to be messengers of Your Gospel of Life, we pray…

The response to our petitions is, Jesus, Healer of All, hear our prayer.
For all whose bodies bear the marks of war, we pray…
For all whose spirits bear the scars of war, we pray…
For all whose wounds are bound up in the prison of addictions, we pray…
For all who have not yet experienced Your healing love, we pray…
For all who rely on Your healing presence in their lives, we pray…
For all who bring Your healing to veterans and their families, we pray…
For all of us – called to be messengers of Your healing love, we pray…

The response to our petitions is, All praise to You, Jesus, Lord and Redeemer.
For Your Gospel of comfort and peace…
For Your victory over death and promise of everlasting life…
For Your presence with us always, to the end of the age…
For Your gift of the Spirit, Who makes us whole…
For Your gift of peace, poured into our hearts at Baptism…
For Your messengers who bring us Your Good News of love and peace…
For Your call to help spread the Good News with our lives…

Let us take a moment to remember all whose needs remain in our hearts this day.  Let us join our prayers for them to the constant prayer of Jesus on our behalf, using the words He gave us:  Our Father… 

~ posted on the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board website.