Prayers at the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II lived a life of unstinting service, always showing devotion to duty and a steadfast witness of faith in Jesus Christ and a firm hope in his promises. At the death of the Queen you may wish to use these prayers in your week-day liturgies.



We humbly beseech your mercy, O Lord, for your servant Elizabeth

That, having worked faithfully for the spread of the Gospel,

She may merit to enter into the rewards of the Kingdom.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,

Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

God for ever and ever. Amen 


Prayer of intercession

Loving God, author and sustainer of all human life;

Grant that your servant, Elizabeth our Queen

Who you granted a long and happy reign as our Monarch

May be forgiven her sins and rewarded with that eternal life

Promised to all those born again

In the water of baptism and power of your Spirit.

R. Lord hear our prayer


Prayer after Communion

O God, to whom every human power is subject,

Grant to your servant, our sovereign Charles

Success in the exercises of his high office

So that, always revering you and striving to please you,

She may constantly secure and preserve

for the people entrusted to his care

the freedom that comes from peace

Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son

Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever. Amen.