For the troubled areas of our world, especially for our brothers and sisters in India and Brazil who are experiencing loss, transition or change. May God strengthen all who have been discouraged or victimized by this pandemic, and all who grieve the loss of a loved one, we pray to the Lord.
For world leaders, that God may give them the grace to work together during this pandemic to promote justice and special care toward the poor, sick and vulnerable, we pray to the Lord.
For those most susceptible to the Coronavirus, that God will protect them from illness and surround them with the peace of knowing that they are loved and cared for beyond measure, we pray to the Lord.
For all of us yearning for the Sacrament of the Eucharist during this time, that God may bless our hunger with an ever increasing devotion and love of Christ that compels us to share that love with others, we pray to the Lord.
For all parishes in our Diocese and throughout the world, that God may bless their creative efforts in safely reaching out and providing for the spiritual and material needs of people, we pray to the Lord.
For all of us, that God will give us the grace to know his presence in our everyday lives, and to know him as our constant companion in times of loneliness, our gladness in times of suffering, and our sure hope in times of uncertainty, we pray to the Lord.