Bernadette Gasslein, editor of Worship journal, has proposed at Pray Tell that intercessions for the Muslims and for world peace be added to the Solemn Intercessions on Good Friday.
The Roman Missal says about the solemn Good Friday intercessions that “the Conference of Bishops may provide other invitations to introduce the prayer of the Priest. In situations of grave public need, the Diocesan Bishop may permit or order the addition of a special intention.
Just this morning the abbot asked me to set an additional intercession “For Immigrants and Refugees.” This is at the urging of Bishop Donald Kettler of the Diocese of St. Cloud. Here it is, with the text given by the St. Cloud Diocese: