General Intercessions for Vocations Awareness
Below are several sample intercessions for vocations that can be used in daily or Sunday Prayers of the Faithful:
- For an increase in vocations to priesthood, diaconate and religious life in the Diocese of Greensburg, that more men and women will respond with generosity to the call to serve God in religious vocations, we pray to the Lord.
- That men and women may find joy in sacrificing personal gain for the service of others in church vocations, we pray to the Lord.
- That the Lord of the Harvest may open the hearts of our young people to the possibility of a life in priesthood, diaconate or religious life, we pray to the Lord.
- That parents, by their lives and example, may encourage church vocations among their children, we pray to the Lord.
- For all men and women who wish to follow Christ, that they may respond generously to God’s graces, trusting His leading them into His service as priests, deacons or religious, we pray to the Lord.
- For Christian families, the source of religious vocations, that they may be prompted to encourage young people to rejoice in doing God’s will, we pray to the Lord.
- That today’s youth may show generosity to Jesus’ call and make wise decisions in choosing their vocation in life, we pray to the Lord.
- For all young men and women of our parish who are making lifetime choices at this time, that they will include service to the people of God as a diocesan priest among their other options, we pray to the Lord.
- For all parents of our parish, that they may instill a positive regard for the priesthood, diaconate or religious life as a wholesome lifetime career path their sons and daughters might consider, we pray to the Lord.
- For our young people, that they may find a joyful faith in their families, and encouragement to respond to a life of ministry and service, we pray to the Lord.
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