Needing prayer for a tough time


#1

I’ve been going through a tough time. It’s been a time of transition from one church to another. A realization of my compulsive shopping tendencies. A loss of interest in many of the things that I used to find enjoyable for one reason or another.
I’ve not been to church for about a month and a half now due to work. My requests to have this changed have been unheeded by my boss. In addition, I’ve been harassed at work and have no avenue to report it since both the person doing the harassing and the person who would talk to the person are both gay-my protests would go unheard.
I am trying to gain my teacher certification so that I can move up in life as well as pay off my excessive debt(around $125,000). I am scared. I’ve been struggling with other sins as well. I am a nervous wreck. Any prayers offered would be more than welcome.
Thank you,
Kristen


#2

Don’t worry, Kristen!! God sees your struggles and desires to put them on His shoulders. Give them to Him, and you will be free from what binds you in pain. He is all-Compassionate, and all-Loving and has been with you all along. You’re in my prayers:

Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among 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 death.
Amen.


#3

I am sorry everything is so challenging right now. I know those times are overwhelming (and it’s such a relief when you come out the other side). I will pray for you.

In Christ,

Francesca


#4

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.


#5

Praying hard for you

Hail Mary,
full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among 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


#6

Hail, holy Queen, Mother of Mercy! Our life, our sweetness, and our hope! To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve, to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley, of tears. Turn, then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us; and after this our exile show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb Jesus; O clement, O loving, O sweet virgin Mary. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.


#7

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 art thou among 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.


#8

Kristen, I’m sorry you’re going through so much, but I do know that God understands your difficulties. He won’t blame you for what you literally cannot do. I ask Him to help you to trust that He understands your goodwill and will help you through these things.
Along with the others, I’ll keep you in my prayers


#9

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 art thou among 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.


#10

Lord, please help this good woman find a new job and help her get out of debt so she can be less stressed and be able to receive you in Holy Communion on Sat. evenings or Sundays. Grant her the inspiration to deepen her prayer life and to spend more time in union with you in prayer, where she will draw much strength and comfort - if she just perseveres through any dryness she may experience in the process. Her stress will melt away and her trials and burdens will be much easier to bear, if she could devote a good chunk of time each day to you in prayer. I pray that some time during the week she gets to attend Mass somewhere - maybe an evening Mass. Help this woman, Lord. Help her to pray and even get to go to be with you in person at adoration. May she find in you a rock and refuge to weather the storm of her life at the present time and grow into the beautiful woman of God that you want her to be and that she is. Amen.


#11

A lot of us are hit with this tough economy. Seek first the kingdom of God. Three Hail Mary for your intention.


#12

Praying for all

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 art thou among 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.


#13

Pray to St. Michael each day before you go in to work.

St. 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 thou,
O Prince of the heavenly hosts,
by the power of God,
thrust into hell Satan,
and all the evil spirits,
who prowl about the world
seeking the ruin of souls.
Amen.


#14

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 art thou among 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.


#15

Lord please help in the resolution of these needs and problems.

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;
Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.
Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen

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

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among 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


#16

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 art thou among 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.


#17

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