God, our Father, Creator who calls us to life: Have mercy on us.

God the Son, Faithful Servant: Have mercy on us.

God the Holy Spirit, Life-Force of Courage: Have mercy on us.

Mary, Mother of Jesus, our High Priest: Pray for us.

St. Joseph, her spouse: Pray for us.

St. Peter and St. Paul, First Apostles: Pray for us.

St. Benedict and St. Scholastica: Pray for us.

St. Dominic, St. Francis, St. Ignatius: Pray for us.

St. John Vianney: Pray for us.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton: Pray for us.

All holy men and women of God: Pray for us.

Lord, give the gift of a generous heart to parents and those called to priesthood and religious life. We ask this through Christ, Our Lord. AMEN