Prayer of the Faithful ( 16 April, 2008, Wednesday Mass 6:30 pm at Donau City Church)

May every Filipino sincerely pray for the relevation of truth and justice in the Philippines for "the truth will set us free, and for "Whatever is hidden away will be brought out into the open, and whatever is covered up will be found and brought to light." (Mark 4:22 & Luke 8:17).

May government officials and civil servants seek the truth in order to restore integrity and undergo internal conversion through prayerful discernment and through action that will expose and destroy the roots of corruption.
May all of us pray that the guidance and courage from the Holy Spirit will be upon our government institutions so that truth will come out, the wicked will be punished, the godly will be lifted up, and peace will be upon our land.

May our compassion for our country keep on growing and may we fully understand how to really love our motherland.

May we, as people of God, be patient, vigilant and committed to do what is right and good. "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up" (Galatians 6:9). Let us pray for church and government leaders as they seek the Lord's will for our nation.

May all of us be persistent in claiming our right for the truth. Let us be in solidarity with those who risk their lives to bring meaning to our own lives as a people, and to put pressure to this government to be truthful in its governance, respect the will of the people, and establish appropriate structures, not for their own interest, but for the common good.

Lord, hear our prayer!