Prayer for the Persecuted Christians in the Middle East

Oh God, may your Spirit rest upon all those who suffer for you in the Middle East. Please be with Maher El-Gowhary and his daughter Dina who are being hunted for their faith in Christ. May they be spared through your mercy, oh Jesus. Be with them. Bring them peace and protection. Fill them with your love oh Lord, you that are uniting them now with the wood of your Cross.

Oh Jesus, be with all Christians suffering in Egypt, with the Coptic Church there and all Christians. Please be with those suffering harassment, discrimination, and outright persecution. I pray especially for those who have converted from Islam, as their lives are all in danger and many of your enemies seek their blood. Fill them, oh Jesus, with your Spirit in your mercy and grant them wisdom, courage and strength. Grant them perpetually shining love and grace that they might illuminate all Egypt with your light.

I pray the same for the Christians persecuted in Saudia Arabia, in Pakistan, in Iran and especially Iraq. Oh Jesus, have mercy on your suffering Church in every country of the Middle East. Save the innocent, save the sinners who persecute them, and bring your peace and the unity of Christ throughout all these countries.

Let your love pierce the hearts of the persecutors. St. Paul, please pray with me about this, for you too were a persecutor of the Church but you saw God.

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.

Our Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom Come, thy Will be Done, on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily Bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Hail Mary, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death, Amen.

Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee, Amen.

Oh Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us.

Oh my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of Hell and lead all souls into Heaven, especially those who have most need of thy mercy, Amen.

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us. Amen.

A Novena Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Sacred Heart of Jesus, we know that there is but one thing impossible to You: to be without pity for those who are in suffering or distress. Look down on us, we beg of You and grant us the grace which we humbly and earnestly implore, through the Immaculate Heart of Your most sorrowful Mother to whom You confided us as her children, and whose prayers are all powerful with You. Amen.

St. Michael guard Maher El-Gowhary and his daughter Dina from all evil, in soul and body. Hear our pleas to protect and draw all of Your children close to You in the Middle East and throughout the world. Mary, pray with us. Amen. :harp:

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Praying for the above petition …

A Novena Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Sacred Heart of Jesus, we know that there is but one thing impossible to You: to be without pity for those who are in suffering or distress. Look down on us, we beg of You and grant us the grace which we humbly and earnestly implore, through the Immaculate Heart of Your most sorrowful Mother to whom You confided us as her children, and whose prayers are all powerful with You. Amen.

Amen.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners,
now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Lord God, have mercy. Savior Jesus Christ, save the Christians in the Middle East through the wound in your side and the might of your arm.

Hail Mary, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death, Amen.

A Novena Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Sacred Heart of Jesus, we know that there is but one thing impossible to You: to be without pity for those who are in suffering or distress. Look down on us, we beg of You and grant us the grace which we humbly and earnestly implore, through the Immaculate Heart of Your most sorrowful Mother to whom You confided us as her children, and whose prayers are all powerful with You. Amen.

A Novena Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Sacred Heart of Jesus, we know that there is but one thing impossible to You: to be without pity for those who are in suffering or distress. Look down on us, we beg of You and grant us the grace which we humbly and earnestly implore, through the Immaculate Heart of Your most sorrowful Mother to whom You confided us as her children, and whose prayers are all powerful with You. Amen.

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Please, oh Lord, through the Holy Mediatrix of All Graces, pour out your love and grace upon the suffering Christians in the Middle East. Please bring them hope, peace, strength, courage and wisdom. Fill them and their persecutors with the love of God and clasp all of them close to your bosom. Holy One, please save them from all afflictions and bring them to safety here on Earth and afterward to their Heavenly Home. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee. Amen.

With heartfelt love for our brothers and sisters in Christ I agree in prayer, AMEN!
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Lord, please protect, encourage, and strengthen your servants in the Middle East. Grant them the graces they need to overcome the persecutions they face daily. In your name we pray. Amen.

Amen.

Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, Amen.

Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee, Amen.

Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee, Amen.

Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee, Amen.

Praying hard.

DIVINE MERCY
Eternal God,
in whom mercy is endless
and the treasury of compassion

  • inexhaustible,
    look kindly upon us
    and increase Your mercy in us,
    that in difficult moments
    we might not despair
    nor become despondent,
    but with great confidence
    submit ourselves to Your holy will,
    which is Love and Mercy itself.

Amen.

Amen.

Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee, Amen.

Hail Mary, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee! Blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death, Amen.

Continuing in prayer for our persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ, Lord have mercy and bring them Your wonderful protection from harm. Help them shine as strong witnesses of who you are In them:) All praise be to You forever and ever, amen.
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