For the kind generous man today and for hsi wife who died 4weeks ago

I was deeply humbled today. As I escorted my disabled sister and her boyfriend for their anniversary lunch, I witnessed the most generous act of human kindness amidst despair. While my sister and her boyfriend were happily opening their cards and gifts a man who had been sitting nearby came over and politely apologised for interrupting but wanted to buy them a drink to congratulate them on their anniversary. On their behalf I declined his kind offer as they already had a drink but thanked him for his generous thoughtful intention. When we had finished eating our meals,the same man came over once again but more discreetly. He shook my hand and placed what felt like a folded piece of paper into my hand. He asked me not to say anything, then told me his wife had died 4 weeks ago due to alzheimers.I was shocked and completely taken aback!! I wanted to hug him and ‘make everything alright’…I didn’t but told him I was deeply sorry for his loss and said I would pray for him and his wife. HIs wife’s name was Mary! Then the man left. When he had gone I opened my hand to find a £5. What a thoughtful kind generous thing to do. I have been praying for this man and for his departed wife. God bless them both. Some people restore my faith in humanity,this man certainly did.My heart goes out to him.
Please join me in praying for the soul of his wife Mary and for his comfort in his deeply painful bereavement,
Thank you and God bless

Eternal rest grant unto Mary O Lord
may perpetual light shine upon her
and may she rest in peace Amen

Eternal God , in whom mercy is endless,
and the treasury of compassion inexhastible ,
look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us ,
that in difficult moments we might not despair
nor become despondent , but with great confidence ,
submit ourselves to Your Holy Will ,
which is love and mercy itself . Amen

Memorare (Prayer to Our Lady)
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help, or sought your intercession, was left unaided.
Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To you do I come, before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy, hear and answer me. Amen

Praying for the repose of Mary’s soul…
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*Réquiem æternam dona ei, Dómine,

et lux perpétua lúceat ei.

Anima eius, et ánimæ ómnium fidélium defunctórum,

per misericórdiam Dei requiéscant in pace.

Amen

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and comfort for her husband and family as they mourn her loss…
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*O most beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, who brought forth the Son of God still remaining a Virgin, assist us in this necessity. O Star of the Sea, help us, and show us that you are our Mother.

O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and earth, we humbly ask you from the depths of our heart to help us in this necessity. There are none who can withstand your power. O show us that you are our Mother.

O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee. Sweet Mother, we place this cause in your hands. Amen*

Praying for the repose of Mary’s soul. Praying for the intentions of this man for his ramdom act of kindness.

What tender love story.
God bless you all!

Lord have mercy on Mary’s soul, and bless her unselfish and beautiful husband with consolations and with abundance of grace.

Saint Michael, the archangel, defend us in battle, be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil, may God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do you, O’ Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God thrust into Hell Satan and all the other evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Praying for the generous man, and the eternal repose of his wife, Mary.

Praying for the repose of Mary’s soul and that all Christians, and non-Christians, can strive to be as kind and thoughtful as this gentleman.

Also adding this intention to the Jubilee “Year of Mercy” Divine Mercy Novena Thread.

We give them back to You

Death hides but it cannot divide,
Thou art but on Christ’s other side.
Thou with Christ and Christ with me
And so together still are we.

We give them back to you,
dear Lord, who gave them to us.

Yet as you do not lose them in giving,
so we have not lost them by their return.

Not as the world gives do you give,
O Lover of souls.

What you gave you do not take away;
for what is ours is ours always,
if we are yours.

And life is eternal, and love is immortal,
and death is only an horizon,
and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.

Lift us, strong Son of God,
that we may see farther.

Cleanse our eyes that we may see more clearly.

Draw us closer to yourself
that we may know ourselves nearer to them.

And while you are preparing a place for us,
prepare us for that happy place,
that where they are and you are,
we too may be;

through Jesus Christ, our Lord.

Amen.

Praying for the repose of the soul of his wife, Mary…
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*Réquiem æternam dona ei, Dómine,

et lux perpétua lúceat ei.

Anima eius, et ánimæ ómnium fidélium defunctórum,

per misericórdiam Dei requiéscant in pace.

Amen

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and comfort for him and his family as they mourn her loss…
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*O most beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, who brought forth the Son of God still remaining a Virgin, assist us in this necessity. O Star of the Sea, help us, and show us that you are our Mother.

O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and earth, we humbly ask you from the depths of our heart to help us in this necessity. There are none who can withstand your power. O show us that you are our Mother.

O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee. Sweet Mother, we place this cause in your hands. Amen*

Eternal God , in whom mercy is endless,
and the treasury of compassion inexhastible ,
look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us ,
that in difficult moments we might not despair
nor become despondent , but with great confidence ,
submit ourselves to Your Holy Will ,
which is love and mercy itself . Amen

Memorare (Prayer to Our Lady)
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help, or sought your intercession, was left unaided.
Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To you do I come, before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy, hear and answer me. Amen

Saint Michael, the archangel, defend us in battle, be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil, may God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do you, O’ Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God thrust into Hell Satan and all the other evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Eternal God , in whom mercy is endless,
and the treasury of compassion inexhastible ,
look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us ,
that in difficult moments we might not despair
nor become despondent , but with great confidence ,
submit ourselves to Your Holy Will ,
which is love and mercy itself . Amen

Memorare (Prayer to Our Lady)
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help, or sought your intercession, was left unaided.
Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To you do I come, before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy, hear and answer me. Amen

Saint Michael, the archangel, defend us in battle, be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil, may God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do you, O’ Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God thrust into Hell Satan and all the other evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Praying for the repose of the soul of his wife, Mary…
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*Réquiem æternam dona ei, Dómine,
et lux perpétua lúceat ei.
Anima eius, et ánimæ ómnium fidélium defunctórum,
per misericórdiam Dei requiéscant in pace.
Amen

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and comfort for him and his family as they mourn her loss…
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O most beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven,
who brought forth the Son of God still remaining a Virgin, assist us in this necessity.
O Star of the Sea, help us, and show us that you are our Mother. *
*
O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and earth, we humbly ask you from
the depths of our heart to help us in this necessity. There are none who can withstand your power.
O show us that you are our Mother.

  • O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.
    Sweet Mother, we place this cause in your hands. Amen*

Saint Michael, the archangel, defend us in battle, be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil, may God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do you, O’ Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God thrust into Hell Satan and all the other evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

aw what a lovely man!

Praying for the repose of his wife’s soul

Our Father who art in heaven
Hallowed be your name
Your kingdom come
Your will be done
On earth as it is in heaven
Give us this day our daily bread
And forgive us our trespasses
As we forgive those who trespass against us
Lead us not into temptation
But deliver us from evil
amen

Lord , please comfort and protect this man , and his family , amen

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