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Mourning Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church – Prayer of the Faithful

Prayer of the Faithful read during the mourning Mass for all those fallen in the airplane crash near Smolensk at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY at 11:30 on Divine Mercy Sunday. This prayer was specially composed for this celebration as joint effort of various Parish groups lead by Pastor, Fr. Marek Sobczak CM. Here we publish translated text of the prayer. (Tekst po polsku jest w oddzielnym wpisie).

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PRAYER OF THE FAITHFUL, MOURNING MASS
SUNDAY, APRIL 11

Let us pray for the Church of Christ, that lead by pope Benedict XVI she strain toward the Truth, which is God himself. We pray to you…

Let us pray for the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Lech Kaczynski, great Pole and patriot, the man seeking historic truth, working for the welfare of Poland with all his strength, and First Lady, Maria Kaczynska, woman of great heart i kindness for individual, that the Merciful God would have received them in the eternal Homeland. We pray to you…

“All what is ours, to Poland we give”. We bid farewell Scoutmaster of the Republic, Scout Ryszard Kaczorowski, last President-in-exile of Poland. Let us pray, that God will reward his loyal and faithful service to youth and Homeland. We pray to you…

We bid farewell Senators, Members of Parliament of all parties, government officials and President’s Chancellery, that God will reward their efforts in service for the welfare of the Homeland. We pray to you…

We pray for representatives of Polish Armed Forces who accompanied President Kaczynski in his last duty, that God have received them to the eternal guard. We pray to you…

We pray for members of Katyn Family who tragically died, that have experienced the joy of common meeting in heaven with their forefathers murdered 70 years ago in that place. We pray to you…

We pray for deceased clergymen – military bishops of Polish Army, President’s chaplain, other military chaplain of Armed Forces, of various religions, chaplains of Katyn Family and Siberian Family, that God have rewarded their ministry with the reward of eternal life. We pray to you…

We are joining in prayer with the fallen Polish veterans, members of Solidarity Trade Union, especially Mrs Anna Walentynowicz, that God has granted them eternal peace for efforts of their lives and their sacrifice on the altar of Homeland. We pray to you…

Let us pray for unspoken attendants of the tragic flight – entourage, crew members, Security Service officers, that they have received Mercy of God. We pray to you…

Let us pray for suffering families of the victims of these two great national tragedies of Katyn, of 1940 and 2010, that in the the quietness of that forest and muteness of birds they have experienced internal peace and explored never emptying source of Mercy and hope in the wounds of suffering Christ. We pray to you…

Let us pray for us gathered here, deepened in grief and mourning, that looking at Merciful Jesus we have responded – “Jesus, I trust You…” We pray to you…

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