Respect Life Month Prayer

For all people throughout the world:

that they might recognize and treat each person

as a masterpiece of God’s creation;

We pray to the Lord:

For the poor, the homeless, and all who are in need:

that they may receive love, respect, and the material assistance they need;

We pray to the Lord:

For all those facing an unexpected pregnancy:

that the peace of Christ may fill their hearts;

We pray to the Lord:

That we may listen for the Lord’s voice

and follow Him with trust;

We pray to the Lord:

That Jesus grant each of us

the courage and peace to share His love with the world;

We pray to the Lord:

That birthparents placing their children with adoptive families

may receive abundant support;

We pray to the Lord:

That all women, men, and family members suffering from abortion

may know the Lord’s tender, healing love;

We pray to the Lord:

For those who are ill:

may they draw strength from the Sacred Heart of Jesus,

who is always with us in our suffering;

We pray to the Lord:

For parents who have lost a child through miscarriage:

that they may know the comfort and hope that Jesus brings;

We pray to the Lord:

For all elected officials:

that throughout their service, they may

respect the dignity of each person;

We pray to the Lord:

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