Leader: For those called to serve God as single people, that their lives be filled with the Lord's grace and love.
Response: Lord, hear our prayer.
Leader: For single people who continue to discern their calling, that wisdom, courage, and patience be theirs. (Response)
For the gift of single-hearted love and devotion to the Gospel of Christ. (Response)
For those who are lonely, that God's presence be known to them and that all may reach out to offer support and community. (Response)
For a dedication to the common good and a love of all who are poor or sick. (Response)
For perfect joy, peace, and a heart open to love. (Response)
For the intercession of all the saints, especially those who lived a single life, that our love for God grow in abundance. (Response)
That the example of those who have gone before us having lived faithful, holy lives as single people, will inspire and encourage us all to live as faithful stewards of Christ. (Response)
That single people in our Catholic faith community will continue to discern their gifts and offer them for the good of all. (Response)
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