Lord Jesus, in our time of need,we bring our fears and concerns to you in faith. We are grateful for your closeness to us as we confront the adversity of the coronavirus and all illnesses as they affect those we love and countless others.
Jesus, tend to those who are suffering at this time, especially the elderly and the weak. Provide every necessary strength to our doctors, nurses, health care assistants and all those who are working to repond to this crisis.
Jesus, give us the wisdom of the Holy Spirit to face this challenge. Inspire each of us to do whatever is necessary to confront the spread of this disease. Help us to carry this cross with courage and to walk with the sick with compassion. Give knowledge to our scientists. Keep our families in your care. Heal the sick. Protect the healthy. Console the fearful. Comfort those who are isolated. Give us hope. Give us life.
Jesus, the divine physician, we trust in you.
Mary, comfort of God's children, pray for us.
St. Bernadine of Siena, patron of those with illnesses of the lung, Pray for us.
St. ALbert the Great, patron of scientists, Pray for us.
We make our prayer to you this day, Lord Jesus Christ, who lives with the Holy Spirit, one God, now forever and ever.