September 11: Patriot Day

Follow this link to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for updated liturgical resources, reflections, and videos remembering the twelfth anniversary of September 11, 2001.

Intercessions for September 11 (Patriot Day)

These may be included among the intercessions at Masses on September 11, 2013:

  • For the Church, that she may continue to provide care and healing for all, especially those affected by the attacks on September 11, 2001, we pray to the Lord…
  • For all victims of violence and terrorism around the world, and for their families, that they may find comfort and peace, we pray to the Lord…
  • PrayerFor the safety of our service men and women abroad, for civil servants who protect us and keep us safe, and for all who live with war and violence, we pray to the Lord…
  • For our leaders and for the leaders of nations, that they may work together to address the problems that provide fertile ground for the growth of terrorism, we pray to the Lord…
  • For the ability to forgive and for an end to all hatred, beginning in our own hearts, we pray to the Lord…
(these intercessions are found on the USCCB webpage, Liturgical Considerations for September 11th)