Please pray for employment for myself and others


#1

I recently lost my security guard post. My company is contracted to protect an employee parking garage. For two years I sometimes say things like "Jesus loves us," or please pray to end abortion to employees going to and from work. Sometimes a short conversation would ensue, but mostly people would say 'ok,' or acknowledge my request. There were no arguments, I never berated anyone, never tried to force my religion on anyone. Many people were joyful. One said, "no one ever said that to me before," as she smiled. I think to her I said, "happy Sonday." Everything seemed so friendly. All of a sudden my employer was contacted with complaints from the company that contracted our company. Without being warned that because of the complaints I must not engage in such conversation, I was removed from my post. As a faithful Catholic Christian, I would keep my word. My family and I need this income. As St. Paul puts it, he who does not take care of his own is worse than an infidel.

Please pray that I am reinstated to the guard post, or if that will not happen, I get enough hours from the company that employs me or find some other part time employment in this tough job market. Overall, the company that employs me as treated me very well. But in this instance I believe I was not given a chance. I will say that one of the factors, was that my manager misunderstood a misunderstanding between another guard and I. The other guard and I were discussing God. His is Islam. I should have been more prudent and not brought up an issue in current events. I said to him, "but you don't believe in terrorism." I already knew he would say 'no,' because he is a peaceful man. When I want home all seemed peaceful, we both believe in God and pray. For some reason he reported that I called him a terrorist. My manager for some time, even though my supervisor interceded with me, and then me with my coworker, this Misunderstanding had been resolved; continued to believe I called my coworker a terrorist. I would never do so such a thing just because someone is Islam.

From this situation, I do not believe my manager really knows me. It puzzles me because it all of our interactions, I have shown peace not strife. Please pray that he gives me a chance.

Dear Lord Jesus, with the intercession of St. Joseph patron Saint of workers, I pray for just employment for myself and others.

Yours in Jesus and Mary,
-Joe


#2

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.


#3

Praying hard for you to keep your job.


#4

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Lord Jesus Your understanding of human needs, please grant our prayers for reliable work for Joe. Please help him to witness wisely, especially by quiet example of a Catholic Christian life well-lived.
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Jesus, in Your early life you needed Joseph to find work in order to support You and Your Mother. He had to leave the work he supported Mary with during her pregnancy, to then find work in a foreign country where he didn't even know the language; and then again when he took Your family to Nazareth. Later, others supported You by their charity, during Your public mission.
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Jesus who lived amongst us as human person with human needs, please have mercy on those who have lost jobs, and incomes, especially now Joe.

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#5

Praying for you to find work where people will accept that you are a christian trying to live out your faith …

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 sinner now
and at the hour of our death.
Amen.


#6

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#7

Thank you very much for your prayers.
I did get 6 hours work Sat. night.
I am going to write a letter of grievance.
Also, if that doesn’t work I will ask, seek, and knock.

Dear Lord,

I pray for those who complained about my witness to You.
Had I known there would have been a problem of unwelcomeness,
I would have been more prudent. Lord, you know all things,
I was gentle, and very much non-combative; please help me
to give true witness to my employer who seems to have
preconceived notions as to what happened. Please Lord,
cause in me a joyful surrender to Your Perfect Will;
make me a good witness in a world that has in a big
way grown hostile to Christianity, with aggression and
passive aggressiveness; and it is done many times with
smiles on faces; claiming to have the moral high ground;
false accusations of bigotry for standing up for the preborn
and marriage, and other Faith and Moral teachings.
How long O Lord? You know all things… I see much better
Christians than me suffering, and crying to You day and night.
Will it be our generation when You speedily vindicate
Your Elect? Please make me a true Elect! I see my struggle
with sin before You. Against You alone have I sinned.
Mercy O Lord; fill me with Your steadfastness with all joy.
O Lord, I pray this prayer for all of Your Faithful and all
of good will, being led by the Father to Lord Jesus CHRIST our Savior.
Blessed Mother Mary Ever Virgin, come to our assistance.
St. Michael the Arch Angel, and all Holy Angels and Saints;
defend us against the wicked seductions of the evil spirits;
the world, and our own mortal coils. Cause our own
free wills to say ‘yes’ to God all of the time; and receive
His Power of the Holy Spirit to live good true witnessing lives.

Amen.

-Joe
The Hunger Site
Possible Redemptive Mysteries of The Most Holy Rosary


#8

[quote="ElijahSpirit, post:7, topic:178659"]

update
Thank you very much for your prayers.
I did get 6 hours work Sat. night at a different venue.
Today, Tues, I called for hours and got 8 hours 12:am - 8am (yuck) at another venue.
Wed night into Thursday morning. All my family, friends, and you praying I know helped.
So much thanks to Jesus. Help me endure the overnight shift dear Lord.
Please pray that a peaceful contrite letter that I am sending to my employer is well received.

Dear Lord,

I pray for those who complained about my witness to You.
Had I known there would have been a problem of unwelcomeness,
I would have been more prudent. Lord, you know all things,
I was gentle, and very much non-combative; please help me
to give true witness to my employer who seems to have
preconceived notions as to what happened. Please Lord,
cause in me a joyful surrender to Your Perfect Will;
make me a good witness in a world that has in a big
way grown hostile to Christianity, with aggression and
passive aggressiveness; and it is done many times with
smiles on faces; claiming to have the moral high ground;
false accusations of bigotry for standing up for the preborn
and marriage, and other Faith and Moral teachings.

How long O Lord? You know all things... I see much better
Christians than me suffering, and crying to You day and night.
Will it be our generation when You speedily vindicate
Your Elect? Please make me a true Elect! I see my struggle
with sin before You. Against You alone have I sinned.
Mercy O Lord; fill me with Your steadfastness with all joy.
O Lord, I pray this prayer for all of Your Faithful and all
of good will, being led by the Father to Lord Jesus CHRIST our Savior.
Blessed Mother Mary Ever Virgin, come to our assistance.
St. Michael the Arch Angel, and all Holy Angels and Saints;
defend us against the wicked seductions of the evil spirits;
the world, and our own mortal coils. Cause our own
free wills to say 'yes' to God all of the time; and receive
His Power of the Holy Spirit to live good true witnessing lives.

Amen.

-Joe
The Hunger Site
Possible Redemptive Mysteries of The Most Holy Rosary

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#9

Father, I pray to you please look at your child who has been so faithful to you and your word, help him to be able to take care of his family. He needs you dear Lord please hear our prayers...

Amen


#10

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Lord Jesus Your understanding of human needs, please grant our prayers for reliable work for Joe. Please help him to witness wisely, especially by quiet example of a Catholic Christian life well-lived.
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[FONT=Verdana]Jesus who lived amongst us as human person with human needs, please have mercy on those who have lost jobs, and incomes, especially now Joe.

Thank You, Jesus [/FONT]


#11

Amen!


#12

Dear Lord,

Thank you so much for returning me to
the security guard post where I was removed.
Forgive me for not posting thanks 2 months ago.

Thank you so much for the prayers here and in
my family and friends.

Mother Mary, pray for us.
St. Joseph, pray for us.

Dear Jesus, please cause my heart and mind
to be a true and much better Christian. You know
how far I am from you, and it wouldn't be prudent
to put details in a public forum. O, Lord help me.

Amen.


#13

Praying daily.


#14

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