Intercessions for a Time of Tragedy

For those who have died as victims of violence, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For the families who suffer as the result of the death of their loved ones, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For the friends of the dead who mourn their passing, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For recovery of the wounded, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For all people to respect the sancitity of all life, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For an end to movies and games glorifying violence, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For an end to senseless hatred among people, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For an end to divisions among all people, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For understanding and tolerance among all people, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For peace in a troubled world, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

For the loving grace of God to be poured out on all who suffer, for this we pray;
Lord, Hear our prayer.

Let us sum up our petitions in the words that our Savior taught us;
Our Father...