Funeral Mass General Intercessions

Funeral Mass General Intercessions

General Intercessions A

  1. In baptism _____________ received the light of Christ.
    Scatter the darkness now and lead him/her over the waters of death. We pray to the Lord:   (Response: Lord, hear our Prayer)
  2. Our brother/sister ________________ was nourished at the table of
    the Savior. Welcome him/her into the halls of the heavenly banquet. We pray to the Lord:
  3. Many friends and members of our families have gone before us
    and await the kingdom. Grant them an everlasting home with your Son. We pray to the Lord:
  4. Many people die by violence, war, and famine each day. Show your
    mercy to those who suffer so unjustly these sins against your love,
    and gather them to the eternal kingdom of peace. We pray to the Lord:
  5. Those who trusted in the Lord now sleep in the Lord.
    Give refreshment, rest, and peace to all whose faith is known
    to you alone. We pray to the Lord:
  6. The family and friends of ______________ seek comfort and
    consolation. Heal their pain and dispel the darkness and doubt that come from grief. We pray to the Lord:

Presider: concluding prayer ---------------------
(reader remains in place until the concluding prayer is finished)

 

General Intercessions B

  1. For ______________ who in baptism was given the pledge of eternal
    life, that he/she may now be admitted to the company of the saints. We pray to the Lord:
  2. For our brother/sister who ate the body of Christ, the bread of life,
    that he/she may be raised up on the last day. We pray to the Lord:
  3. For our deceased relatives and friends and for all who have helped us,
    that they may have the reward of their goodness.
    We pray to the Lord:
  4. For those who have fallen asleep in the hope of rising again, that they
    may see God face to face. We pray to the Lord:
  5. For the family and friends of our brother/sister ______________,
    that they may be consoled in their grief by the Lord, who wept at the death of his friend Lazarus. We pray to the Lord:
  6. For all of us assembled here to worship in faith, that we may be
    gathered together again in God's kingdom. We pray to the Lord:

Presider: concluding prayer ---------------------
(reader remains in place until the concluding prayer is finished)

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