lördag 27 mars 2010

En bön för pastorer/präster

Priests who are ill:
heal them, Lord.
   Priests who are weak:
   strengthen them, Lord.
      Priests who are poor:
      relieve them, Lord.
          Priests who have lost their zeal:
          renew them, Lord.
              Priests who are sad:
              console them, Lord.
                    Priests who are worried:
                    give them peace, Lord.
                         Priest who are old:
                         sustain them, Lord.
                               Priests who are alone:
                               accompany them, Lord.
For all priests:
give them Your wisdom and knowledge.
For all priests:
give them Your understanding and counsel.
For all priests:
give them reverence and awe of You.
For all priests:
give them patience and love.
For all priests:
give them obedience and kindness.
For all priests:
give them a burning zeal for souls.

For all priests:
give them integrity and justice.
For all priests:
give them humility and generosity.
For all priests:
give them strength in their labors.
For all priests:
give them peace in their sufferings.

For all priests:
give them great love for the Trinity.
For all priests:
let them practice sacrifice and self-denial.
For all priests:
let them be holy in body, mind and spirit.
For all priests:
let them be men of prayer.
For all priests:
may faith shine forth in them.
For all priests:
may they be concerned for our salvation.

For all priests:
may they burn with love for you.
For all priests:
may all their steps be for the glory of God.
For all priests:
may the Holy Spirit fill them,
and give them His gifts in abundance.
Let us pray.

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,
hear the prayers we offer for our priests and pastors.
Let them know clearly the work that You are calling them to do.
Grant them every grace to answer Your call with courage,
love, and lasting dedication to Your will.

Amen.

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