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I would like to send a prayer of thanks to our Lord. I was received into the church at the Easter Vigil. The most wonderful gift ever.

Fantastic! Welcome Home. :slight_smile:

Welcome to the family! Please say a prayer for those of us (lie me) who still have only started their journey to joining the church.

God Bless you! Me too! I agree it is the most wonderful gift.

Johann du Toit - I pray for you and all those who are beginning the journey home. Be patient and go it prayerfully and it will be an amazing experience and transformation. You’ve already heard the Lord calling and have answered. Open your heart to The Holy Spirit and let it be filled. :slight_smile: Please write and let us know how it is going.


God bless you!!

May God give you…
For every storm, a rainbow,
For every tear, a smile,
For every care, a promise,
And a blessing in each trial.
For every problem life sends,
A faithful friend to share,
For every sigh, a sweet song,
And an answer for each prayer.

May God bless you! I, also was received into the Church Sat. evening. A very emotional time. The journey has only began! How exciting!

Congratulations and welcome home. May God’s will be done.

***Hail Mary,
full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.



Psalm 103

Of David.

Bless the LORD, my soul;
all my being, bless his holy name!

Bless the LORD, my soul;
and do not forget all his gifts,

Who pardons all your sins,
and heals all your ills,

Who redeems your life from the pit,a
and crowns you with mercy and compassion,

Who fills your days with good things,
so your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

The LORD does righteous deeds,
brings justice to all the oppressed.

He made known his ways to Moses,
to the Israelites his deeds.

Merciful and gracious is the LORD,
slow to anger, abounding in mercy.

He will not always accuse,
and nurses no lasting anger;

He has not dealt with us as our sins merit,
nor requited us as our wrongs deserve.

For as the heavens tower over the earth,
so his mercy towers over those who fear him.

As far as the east is from the west,
so far has he removed our sins from us.

As a father has compassion on his children,
so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him.

For he knows how we are formed,
remembers that we are dust.

As for man, his days are like the grass;
he blossoms like a flower in the field.

A wind sweeps over it and it is gone;
its place knows it no more.

But the LORD’s mercy is from age to age,
toward those who fear him.

His salvation is for the children’s children
of those who keep his covenant
and remember to carry out his precepts.

The LORD has set his throne in heaven;
his dominion extends over all.

Bless the LORD, all you his angels,
mighty in strength, acting at his behest,
obedient to his command.

Bless the LORD, all you his hosts,
his ministers who carry out his will.

Bless the LORD, all his creatures,
everywhere in his domain.

Bless the LORD, my soul!

Praise God and welcome.

Holy 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.

Welcome to the family!

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