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MARRIAGE PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL
1st Sunday of Advent

That through praying together parents would be vigilant spiritual leaders of their family, we pray to theLord.

2nd Sunday of Advent

That parents would heed the call to prepare the way of the Lord and foster the spiritual growth of all family members, we pray to the Lord.

3rd Sunday of Advent

That this advent season would bring renewal and a deeper commitment to faithful service among family members, we pray to the Lord.

4th Sunday of Advent

That families would experience Emmanuel, God with us, in their homes, we pray to the Lord.

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph

That every father would be strengthened by God to protect and provide for his family in all the challenges they face, we pray to the Lord.

The Epiphany of the Lord

That all families would offer their gifts to Christ and experience the peace and joy of this Christmas season, we pray to the Lord.

The Baptism of the Lord

That all children would be welcomed into a loving home, we pray to the Lord.

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

That husbands and wives would deepen their relationship by turning to the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, we pray to the Lord.

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

That our parish families would respond to the call to follow Christ and be strong witnesses of their faith, we pray to the Lord.

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

That parents would grow in faith and become effective teachers and examples of the beatitudes for their children, we pray to the Lord.

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

That our families would witness to the power of Jesus Christ crucified through their compassion and generosity, and thus be a light for all of their neighbors, we pray to the Lord.

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (World Marriage Day)

As we celebrate World Marriage Day today, that all married couples may reflect the beauty of God’s love and share it with others, we pray to the Lord.

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

That parents will be examples of loving response to their enemies and teach their children to be forgiving, we pray to the Lord.

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

That our parish families would put God first in their lives and grow in confidence in God’s Providence, we pray to the Lord.

9th Sunday in Ordinary Time

That our parish families grow into the likeness of Christ by a wholehearted commitment to seek the will of the Lord and to follow him with all our hearts, we pray to the Lord.

1st Sunday of Lent

That those who are experiencing brokenness in family life through divorce, separation or death would find strength in the example of Christ who overcame all the broken-ness of our world through his passion, we pray to the Lord.

2nd Sunday of Lent

That the glory of the Transfigured Christ would give all families hope in the trials     of their daily lives, we pray to the Lord.

3rd Sunday of Lent

That the living water offered by Christ would bring new life to all family members as they continue this Lenten journey, we pray to the Lord.

4th Sunday of Lent

That all parish families will walk in the light of Christ, we pray to the Lord.

5th Sunday of Lent

That all married couples will invite the Spirit of God to dwell in their hearts and homes, we pray to the Lord.

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

That the example of Christ, the Suffering Servant who emptied himself for our salvation, will inspire all parents in the task of raising their children in the Faith, we pray to the Lord.

Easter Sunday

That all those in troubled marriages would embrace the Paschal Mystery, experience healing in their relationships, and new life in the risen Christ, we pray to the Lord.

2nd Sunday of Easter

That our parish families would experience Jesus in their midst bringing them peace and overcoming all doubts, we pray to the Lord.

3rd Sunday of Easter

That all married couples would find Christ in the daily living of their marriage, we pray to the Lord.

4th Sunday of Easter

That all parents would be open to the grace to lead their children to Christ, the Good Shepherd, we pray to the Lord.

5th Sunday of Easter

That all who are divorced, widowed, or separated would find comfort and confidence in Jesus who is the way, the truth and the life, we pray to the Lord.

6th Sunday of Easter

That our homes and families may be filled with the Spirit of Truth, we pray to the Lord.

7th Sunday of Easter

That parents would teach their children to observe the commandments and trust in Jesus to be with them always, we pray to the Lord.

Pentecost

That our parish families would receive the gift of Christ’s peace and share that peace with others, we pray to the Lord.

The Most Holy Trinity

That married couples would reflect the love of the Trinity in their homes, to their families, and to their friends, we pray to the Lord.

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

That all families would find the source of their unity and love in and through the Body and Blood of Christ, we pray to the Lord.                                                 

14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

For leaders in government, that the Holy Spirit may fill them with wisdom and zeal to protect the religious liberties of all people, we pray to the Lord.

15th Sunday of Ordinary Time

For our families, that they would receive the Word of God like the rich soil and bear fruit abundantly in their lives, we pray to the Lord.

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

For families, that they would have the courage to stand up for their beliefs so that their Christian values might influence their community and help to spread the Kingdom of God, we pray to the Lord.

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (NFP Awareness Week)

For all married couples, that they would recognize the pearl of great price in the practice of Natural Family Planning with open minds and hearts, we pray to the Lord.

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

For children who are hungry, that they may be fed, we pray to the Lord.   

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

That all parents would be inspired by Peter’s faith and look to Jesus to help them face the difficulties and storms of life, we pray to the Lord.

20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

That husbands and wives would be inspired by the Canaanite woman’s faith and turn to God together to bring all their needs to him, we pray to the Lord.

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

That all families would rely on the foundation of faith in Christ and grow in the wisdom and knowledge of God, we pray to the Lord.

22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

That spouses may make a sincere gift of themselves to one another and to their children and be transformed through the power of the cross, we pray to the Lord.

23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

That all families may learn to bring their needs to God in prayer and experience the presence of Jesus in their midst, we pray to the Lord.

24th Sunday of Ordinary Time

That mercy and forgiveness would be experienced among family members and help to bring peace to the world, we pray to the Lord.

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

That parents would be given the wisdom to treat each child as a unique gift from God and foster justice within the family, we pray to the Lord.

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time

That children would learn to respond with trust to the loving authority of their parents, we pray to the Lord.

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time

That all who have suffered the loss of a spouse would find peace that surpasses all understanding by turning to Christ in their need, we pray to the Lord.

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

That families who are experiencing financial hardship would find strength through Christ who empowers them, we pray to the Lord.

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

That husbands and wives would see themselves as stewards of their family, their home, and their possessions, we pray to the Lord.

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time

That parents would be a good example and teach their children to love God and their neighbor, we pray to the Lord.

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time

That spouses would humbly offer loving service to one another, we pray to the Lord.

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

That families would always draw strength for virtuous living from the teachings of our Lord as transmitted by the Church, we pray to the Lord.

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

That spouses would grow in mutual respect and love in the God given task of raising families, we pray to the Lord.

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King

That families would become schools of love as all learn to treat each person, especially the most vulnerable, with compassion, gentleness and respect, we pray to the Lord.