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Funeral Mass Prayers of the Faithful I

Mass of Christian Burial Petitions/Intercessions

These petitions are meant for funerals and Masses of Christian burial. The prayers focus on the hope we have in Jesus Christ, and gratitude for the life of the deceased person. Please freely use these petitions in any worship service. However, if someone asks you where you obtained them, please help our ministry and credit ChurchYear.Net. Also please like us on Facebook!. And, check out our other free prayers of the faithful.


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For the Holy Catholic Church, for Francis our pope, ___________ our bishop, and for all bishops, priests, and deacons, that they would be faithful and merciful shepherds, we pray to the Lord:
Lord Hear Our Prayer

For the leaders of the world, that they would put the kingdom of God before earthly desires, and fill the world with the love of Christ, we pray to the Lord:
Lord Hear Our Prayer

For all those who are sick, suffering, or in any kind of danger, that they would experience the healing power of Christ's love, we pray to the Lord:
Lord Hear Our Prayer

For ____________, our departed brother (sister) in Christ, that perpetual light would shine upon him (her), we pray to the Lord:
Lord Hear Our Prayer

In thanksgiving for ____________, and the many ways in which he (she) touched the lives of everyone around him (her), memories and experiences which we now recall silently with gratitude [6 second pause], we pray to the Lord:
Lord Hear Our Prayer

In thanksgiving for the new life which we all have in Jesus Christ, as we all joyfully await the heavenly hope he promised for us, we pray to the Lord:
Lord Hear Our Prayer


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