CWL SPIRITUAL UPDATE - St. Jospeh
23 AUGUST 2023
GREETINGS FELLOW CWL MEMBERS!
We hope this finds all of you and your families keeping safe, feeling well, enjoying the weather, ...
PRAYING THE ROSARY
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ITS ORIGIN AND HOW TO PRAY IT…
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WHY THE ROSARY IS A CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER
FIND REFUGE IN THE ROSARY-A SHIP FOR YOUR SOUL
PLEASE NOTIFY US OF ANY SPECIAL PERSONAL INTENTIONS YOU WISH US TO PRAY FOR
PRAYERS FOR SPECIAL INTENTIONS
for all our loved ones - families, relatives, friends, neighbours, communities here and abroad.
for all CWL members
for our St. Joseph Parish STAFF and COMMUNITY, including the many volunteers who help in so many ways.
for our Seminarians, let us say the Prayer for Vocations to St. Joseph, especially for:
Mr. Peter Bissonnette, Mr. Christian Parker and Mr. Andrew Roelands.
for all those who require any kind of support, more social contact, and any special needs in their individual situations. This includes all SENIORS living independently, and those living in Long Term Care facilities and Retirement Residences, etc.
for all those who are SICK and facing challenges, including:
*Lynn Van Acker
for all those named in our church e-Bulletin, those recovering from an illness or surgery, and for our loved ones we PERSONALLY pray for, in sickness and injury,
for those in family situations with dire circumstances, a special prayer for Kelly Robertson's mother and their family.
for those of us who need God's strength and comfort
a special prayer for Joan Miller and her brother.
FOR GRATITUDE FOR THE JOYOUS EVENTS IN OUR LIVES - BIRTHS, BIRTHDAYS, ANNIVERSARIES, ACCOMPLISHMENTS
for ALL of our DEAR, DECEASED CWL MEMBERS,
from 2020 to 2023:
Joan Tax (March 21st, 2023)
Helen Connolly (March19th, 2023)
Mary Chisholm-Nisbet (September 25th, 2022)
Ruth Hartford (July 29th, 2022)
Ruth Lawson (March 9th, 2022)
Pat Cobierski (July 30th, 2021)
Mary McBride (July 9th, 2021)
Annie Hughes (Nov.13th, 2020)
Sheridan Beaton (Aug.12th, 2020)
Pat Rowe (July 5th, 2020)
*Check our CWL WEBSITE for these latest names: https://www.cwlstjoseph.com/members-passed
for all those who have lost family members,
for the ongoing, unprecedented suffering and loss from covid-19
for TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION of our Indigenous peoples, that we may continue to find peaceful and just resolutions and reparations.
for justice and a peaceful existence of all those in the world, who face serious issues, injury and death, that they may find God and receive his mercy and blessings.
LET US PRAY:
“All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe
and in the smallest of your creatures.
You embrace with your tenderness all that exists.
Pour out upon us the power of your love,
that we may protect life and beauty.”
*** From: “A Prayer for our Earth” in
“ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME”
Laudato Si’ … by POPE FRANCIS
CWL MISSION STATEMENT:
“The Catholic Women’s League of Canada calls its members to grow in faith, and to witness to the love of God through ministry and service.”
***Faith ***Service ***Social Justice
Take care, everyone!
Peace, love, healing, and joy!
St. Joseph's CWL Spiritual Advisor
…on behalf of the St. Joseph’s CWL Executive