For Cal nearing the end of his life


#1

I asked prayers for Cal quite awhile ago. He was ‘supposed’ to have died months ago, but has stubbornly hung on. Well, it doesn’t look good at all. His wife has been told to check out hospice, and they are talking about discontinuing his dialysis. His wife is at her wits end.

Please pray for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit on this couple so they will be able to do the right thing and accept God’s will. And for the wife, that God will give her strength. Neither is young, and she is worn out.


#2

From tonight’s Liturgy of the Hours:

Short Responsory

Into your hands, Lord, I commend my spirit.

  • Into your hands, Lord, I commend my spirit.
    You have redeemed us, Lord, God of faithfulness.
  • Into your hands, Lord, I commend my spirit.
    Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit.
  • Into your hands, Lord, I commend my spirit.

Canticle Nunc Dimittis

Keep us safe, Lord, while we are awake, and guard us as we sleep, so that awake we can keep watch with Christ and asleep rest in His peace.

Now, Master, you let your servant go in peace.
You have fulfilled your promise.
My own eyes have seen your salvation,
which you have prepared in the sight of all peoples.
A light to bring the Gentiles from darkness;
the glory of your people Israel.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

Keep us safe, Lord, while we are awake, and guard us as we sleep, so that awake we can keep watch with Christ and asleep rest in His peace.


Prayer
Let us pray.

Of your kindness, Lord, dispel the darkness of this night, so that we your servants may go to sleep in peace and wake to the light of the new day, rejoicing in your name.
Through Christ our Lord, Amen.


#3

I pray the Lord strengthens both Cal and his wife at this very difficult time and showers them both with His Mercy, compassion and love,
Amen


#4

Thank you both. Phoenix, I got chills reading that. I am going to copy, paste and email that to my sis-in-law who is a friend of Cal’s wife. I’m sure it will be a wonderful comfort.

Thank you both again for your prayers. God bless!


#5

Praying very hard for Cal.


#6

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