Glory, honor and praise to God,
from You all holiness flows to people in all ages.
In baptism You call us to follow Jesus.
We rejoice in all of the saints of heaven,
especially, (our family members, friends and benefactors.)
May all the Saints remember those of us
who are still on the journey of faith.
We ask this in the name of our Brother, Jesus, the Christ
God of Compassion,
You upheld Jesus through his suffering,
death and resurrection.
Be merciful to all the faithful departed, especially….
(names of the recently departed, for example)
Help us to live in the hope of Your promise
to one day enjoy the vision of Your glory.
May we one day know the light and peace
of Your heavenly banquet.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
pope, doctor, preacher, writer
Spirit of the Living God,
You inspire people to pastoral ministry in every age.
May Saint Leo show us the way of humility
to proclaim Your truth and love.
May Saint Leo’s dependence on Christ,
be an example to us of simplicity and clarity.
This we ask today and always in Jesus’ name.
Saint Leo, PRAY FOR US.
Saint Martin of Tours
(Martin served in the Roman army until he gave half his cloak to a
beggar and was inspired to baptism.)
Ever-living and ever-loving God,
Your gracious gifts inspire people in every age.
Like Saint Martin, may we be mindful of people in need
and generous with our time, talent and treasure.
May we live dedicated to the Core Values
of Hospitality, Stewardship, Respect and Justice.
This we ask through Christ our Lord.
Saint Martin, PRAY FOR US.
bishop, doctor, scientist
You create and support all life.
Saint Albert not only advanced human knowledge
but also was filled with love and joy.
May we be devoted to life-long learning,
seeking the wisdom of the ages.
Give us joy-filled hearts ready
and willing to be of service.
We ask this now and forever.
Saint Albert, PRAY FOR US.
Your wisdom and love are manifest in men and women.
May Saint Gertrude inspire us to ponder Your Word
and lead us to conversion of heart.
Bless us with insight through prayer
and courage to change what we can.
Grant this through Jesus, the Christ, Your Son,
who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.
Saint Gertrude, PRAY FOR US.
Saint Elizabeth of Hungary
wife, mother, religious
God our Creator,
Your call comes to us in many ways through our lifetime.
May Saint Elizabeth’s dedication to her family
and care for the poor and the sick,
touch our hearts with compassion.
Give us a generous spirit to all
who are less fortunate than we are.
We ask this in the name of Jesus, the Christ
Saint Elizabeth, PRAY FOR US.
God of wisdom,
You inspired Saint Clement with a message for all of us when he wrote:
“The stronger should care for the weak,
and the weak should respect the stronger.
The wealthy should give to the poor,
and the poor should thank God and be grateful.”
Grant us this grace through Christ our Lord.
Saint Clement, PRAY FOR US.
Saint Andrew, apostle
Blest are you Lord God of the Universe,
who can fathom your divine plan for all creation?
Thank you for sending your Son, Jesus,
who called Saint Andrew as an apostle.
Give us listening hearts to hear your call
and to generously respond in service.
Build our self-esteem with your grace
to meet the challenges of life
both now and forever.
Saint Andrew, PRAY FOR US.