Please pray for my soul.

I am struggling with Loneliness at the moment.

I am now the only Altar Server at my Mass service on Sunday, and I am struggling to cope with the fact that a friend who was serving with me has moved on from the parish and has decided to become a Nun in formation. I grew close with her and I am also struggling with her decision as well as being the sole server at my Mass service. Everyone has noticed my change of mood and are trying to comfort me.

I feel as though I am serving alone with the priest, and I will be serving alone for a while, both at my Church and in my life in general. I love serving the lord and I love my parish, but I am struggling to cope with this huge challenge, especially when I look at an empty seat opposite me.

please pray for me.

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

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

I’m sad that you feel lonely. I hope that God sends you newwcompanionship soon.
I’ll pray for that for you.
May God suround you with His light and love and bring good our of this lonely period and this loss.

**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.

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, please pray for us sinners, now,
and at the hour of our death. 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.

Vessel of Heavenly Treasury

Citizens of Heaven, you behold us, your family yet apart from you, with tender yearning. How much would you share with us for self and others, if we were trusting and resolute in living the gospel?

Each of you has treasures of life drawn from the Trinity that you desire to flood to us. You search for souls to carry life to others in the desert of our worldliness, sinfulness, sensuality, cynicism and pain. Therefore, I offer myself in all my abilities and faults! Take me up, cleanse and fill me with love and blessing for others.

Although neither silver nor gold nor fine pottery, I am deep with trust in divine love, open with unadorned simplicity, scoured out by my efforts and failures, and sealed by sacramental grace. In my sinful brokenness, I am glued together by faith that all these circumstances are transcended and transformed by God’s love.

I surrender yearningly to this love, pleading that the Spirit of God achieves God’s desires in me, in flooding your treasure to others and glorifying God. I ask your guardianship and direction for the sake of the coming of the Kingdom. In each instant of my life, each cell, each breath—here I am, Lord and Mary, Saint and Angel each! Please use me, despite my poor performance and limitations.

Thank You for those who serve

Our God, we are fragments of Your life made more meaningful because others allow themselves to be shaped as images of the gospel. Some remain in our lives, some linger for a time, and others pass by, giving, yet perhaps unconscious of their gift. May others’ joy in them and all Heaven’s in beholding, increase their reward, which is already greater than they can imagine.

You gaze with overflowing love upon these who authentically follow Your Son. Like Jesus who stepped out of divine perfection into our imperfection so that He might teach and give His life as ransom for humankind, they trust and obey. They are lamps glowing with Your life, awakening hearts to seek You.

By their shining, they glorify You in living witness, obeying Your commands and invitations as well as their oft-discouraging limitations allow. If they fall, they seek Your pardon and grace to rise again.

Although seldom aware of the effects of their labour in others, they trust You to transcend their limitations and to give Your love to others through their prayer and efforts.

God, we thank You for them and for all those whose hands extend in blessing from time and eternity. Grant us loving communion with these generous souls. Give us faith to serve in following Jesus, so that others may follow our own leap into 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 death
Amen.
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Praying that the loneliness you feel will be comforted and for more altar servers at you parish …

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

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

Praying for you that your loneliness will be eased

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

Dear Lord Jesus, how lonely You must have felt in the Garden of Gethsamene. You know thatYour child is feeling lonely, just as You must have, and You alone can truly comfort him. Please do so now, but not our will be done, only Yours. 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.

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.

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