Please pray for Fr Benedict J. Groeschel CFR


#1

God, Our Father.
You tend you church in many ways bless your chosen servant,
Fr Benedict J. Groeschel,CFR, as he celebrates The 50 th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood. (June 21, 2009 )
Help him to be a faithful teacher and a holy priest.
We ask this through Christ Our Lord. Amen
:gopray2::highprayer::highprayer::highprayer::crossrc:


#2

O Lord, thank You for every grace which You haven given to Your Church, particularly to Fr. Benedict. We ask You to give Your Church, and, in particular, Fr. Benedict, the graces of sanctification and redemption.


#3

WONDERFUL!!! :extrahappy: I LOVE the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal!!!

O Jesus, our great High Priest,
Hear my humble prayers on behalf of your priest, Father Groeschel.
Give him a deep faith,
a bright and firm hope
and a burning love
which will ever increase in the course of his priestly life.

In his loneliness,
comfort him
In his sorrows,
strengthen him
In his frustrations,
point out to him that it is through suffering that the soul is purified,
and show him that he is needed by the Church,
he is needed by souls,
he is needed for the work of redemption.

O loving Mother Mary,
Mother of Priests,
take to your heart your son
who is close to you because of his priestly ordination,
and because of the power
which he has received to carry on the work of Christ
in a world which needs him so much.

Be his comfort, be his joy, be his strength,
and especially help him to live
and to defend the ideals of consecrated celibacy.

Amen.

O Jesus, Eternal High Priest, live in Fr. Groeschel,
act in him, speak in and through him.
Think Your thoughts in his mind,
love through his heart.
Give him Your Own dispositions and feelings.
Teach, lead and guide him always.
Correct, enlighten and expand his
thoughts and behavior.
Enable him to give himself entirely to You.
Possess his soul;
take over his entire personality and life.
Replace him with Yourself.
Incline him to constant adoration and thanksgiving;
pray in and through him.
Let him live in You
and keep him in this intimate union always.

O Mary, Immaculate Conception,
Mother of Jesus and Mother of priests,
pray and intercede for Fr. Groeschel. Amen.


#4

Hi All :wave: I love Fr. Benedict too!!! I’ll surely keep him in mind as I pray my Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy.

Eternal Father, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of compassion inexhaustible, 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


#5

God, Our Father, bless the Holy Father, the bishops, the priests, the religious and all the faithful–including Father Groeschel and the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. Thank You very much for the service of your holy priests–including Father Groeschel’s 50 years of service as a priest. Help him and all of us to be faithful to You and to be holy, as You call us to be.


#6

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#7

I am praying.


#8

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


#9

Lord, you know how much I love Fr. Benedict. Bless him and make him strong in health so he can continue to win souls for You and so he can still serve Your poor for many more years to come. Bless him with a number of good souls to let him know how much he is appreciated and loved by us all - and so desperately needed in our Church for the conversion and sanctification of our souls. May he die a saint, if he isn’t one already. Amen.


#10

Almighty and everlasting God, from whom cometh every good and perfect gift: Send down upon Fr Benedict the healthful Spirit of thy grace: and, that he may truly please thee, pour upon him the continual dew of thy blessing. Grant that your Word
may be truly preached and truly heard, your Sacraments faithfully administered and faithfully received. By your Spirit, fashion his life according to the example of your
Son, and grant that he may show the power of your love to all among whom we live; Grant this, O Lord, for the honor of our Advocate and Mediator, Jesus Christ. Amen.


#11

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. :crossrc:


#12

Praying.


#13

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


#14

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

From his show Sunday night live, Fr. Groeschel request that we continue to pray for him.
I will do so.

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 deaths

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.
Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us,
And 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 begining, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen


#17

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.


#18

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.


#19

I will be praying for Fr Benedict.

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

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.


#20

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.


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