Help with Wedding prayers of the faithful


#1

This is what we have so far.

For our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop Kevin Ferrell, and all clergy and religious, that they may always follow the light of Christ and guide the Church to do the same, let us pray to the Lord.

For our President and for all leaders, that they may always work for peace and the well-being of all people, let us pray to the Lord.

For an increased respect of the dignity of life, that we may always look out for the rights of our brothers and sisters, from the smallest to the greatest, let us pray to the Lord.

For the safety of all those who selflessly put themselves in dangers way to protect others,…, let us pray to the Lord.

For all those discerning their vocation, that they may hear the voice of God and put their trust in Him, let us pray to the Lord.

For all married couples, that they may always serve each other with love, trusting in God’s Providence, let us pray to the Lord.

For all those here today, in thanksgiving for them, and remembering their personal needs and prayers, let us pray to the Lord.

I am happy with all but the 4th one. All the other ones are formated as “For so-and-so, that such-and-such,” except this one. My Fiance is a police officer, so we want to pray for police officers, and those in similar fields, but we are having lots of trouble with the wording. Any ideas? Thanks!


#2

For all of those who protect others-- in the military, as police officers and fire fighters-- that God may grant them His protection as they serve their country and community.


#3

Excepting, of course, the ones who use excessive force.


#4

Well, these were ours. In accordance with an option given in the Missal and the ancient tradition of the Roman Church, the intercessions were chanted with the response “Kyrie Eleison.”

**In peace, let us pray to the Lord.

For peace from on high, and for the salvation of our souls, let us pray to the Lord.

For peace in the whole world, for the well-being of the holy Churches of God and the union of all, let us pray to the Lord.

For this holy church and for all who enter it with faith, reverence and the fear of God, let us pray to the Lord.

For our Holy Father, Pope Benedict, for our Most Reverend Archbishop Roger and his assistant bishops, for priests, deacons, and all the faithful, let us pray to the Lord.

For our civil authorities and all in the service of our country, let us pray to the Lord.

For the servants of God, G------- and C--------, who are now joined in the common life of marriage, and for their salvation, let us pray to the Lord.

That a chaste life and devoted children may be granted to them, let us pray to the Lord.

That they may rejoice at the sight of their sons and daughters, let us pray to the Lord.

That they may be rewarded with good children and a life above reproach, let us pray to the Lord.

That they be granted the petitions that are helpful to their salvation, let us pray to the Lord.

That they and we be delivered from all affliction and need, let us pray to the Lord.

That all those who have died may be granted the rewards of eternal salvation, let us pray to the Lord.**


#5

The older folks always get a kick if you mention some of the family who’ve passed on before this date, and it honors both he living and dead.

So, if Aunt Minnie was married to Uncle Momo, and Great-Grandma is missing Great-Grandpa-

“For Maurice Smith (Uncle Momo), Arthur Terlecker (Great-Grandpa), Madeline Blablabla, and our from our family who have passed before us, may they stand in the presence of God for all eternity,…”

I know it’s a wedding.


#6

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